What would you risk to make your darkest dream a reality? Outcast sorcerer Jack Madden has waited fifty years to take revenge against the Council of Wardens for wrongly convicting him of a crime, binding his powers beyond repair. When the Council turns to him to help retrieve four missing arcane artifacts, Jack decides its his best shot at vengeance. And Raine Spencerfearful of her power and clueless about how to use itis his perfect mystical surrogate and mark. Raine loyally serves the Council of Wardens as a top Occult Operations Analyst, but she longs to take the sacred oath and become a knight. With the taint of Elven blood in her veins, she has a snowballs chance in hell of making that dream a realityuntil she is chosen by Mad Jack to act as a mystical surrogate. Raine is ready to face down her fear of her wild Elven side, and team up with the most unprincipled scoundrel to ever haunt the halls of the Council of Wardens. But is she ready to pay the price with her heart?