War broke out years ago, fighting for land and the rights to be ruler of the new land. Akatila Ray and her friends are the only thing that stands between good and bad, they are what holds the key to the war. Akatila is a shapeshifter assassin who was taken captive for a few months and learns more than she wanted to know, she must fight her way out and rejoin with her friends and family. She learns that there sometimes are secrets that do not need to be shared and others that do, however with secrets comes betrayal. Betrayal leads down to war, does she have the courage to stand up or will she fall to the secrets, betrayal, and war?