Balancing on the edge of plunging into war and chaos, political unrest between the Northern Empire and the Southern Kingdoms heightens. Asteri Verloren is a girl with nothing to lose but her identity, and signing up for the Australian army is her only path to salvation. For Captain Orion Kesswell, becoming infatuated was never a part of his plans but the moment he sees Asteri he can't get her out of his mind, wanting to uncover every mystery she hides behind her hair. But what he uncovers turns his world upside down. In a world of power hungry emperors, invisible enemies and secret weapons that would destroy humanity Asteri and Orion's lives intertwine in a desperate quest to save the world and hard-earned peace. But how do you destroy a monster without becoming one? ***** Highest Ranking #13 in Science Fiction and winner of Fairytale Community's Retelling Awards (Thank you!) Previously Featured book.