Fighting a battle you're certain to lose sucks. Doing it in secret while everyone thinks you're a traitor sucks worse.
Scout has saved her sister and as promised, Lil Bit has brought Iros an army. An army of innocents. Scout, Trey, Ashra and Torz are in charge of training this child army and making them into mighty warriors. Meanwhile, their parents are still trapped in Aptavaras with no hope of escape.
Until Ariston gives Scout an offer she can't refuse.
Now, she's waging an internal war--follow her heart or follow orders? She believes she can save lives and maybe end this war, but everyone else
Everyone else believes she's leading them straight into Ariston's waiting arms.