When Mudan abandons and disgraces her Clan of mystical assassins, she is forced to go on the run from her former-family. *** The Clans are an old legend to the Outsiders, but a harsh reality for those doomed to feel their wrath. Mudan leaves the Renge Clan after years of ruthless oppression. However, she has broken a very sacred Clan Law, and now must be hunted like a traitor. She stays safe for a year, but one night changes everything. A twisted conspiracy threatens her world and danger looms above her head. Mudan's freedom is put in danger when a dark, twisted world of Clan Affairs gets in the way. Amidst war, internal battles, a difficult love, enemies and the cruel fate she damned herself to, Mudan strives to survive, but how long will she hold on? And where will it lead her?