Alina is still healing form the Darkling's attack while he rules over Ravka. With what's left of her Grisha army, she must find the final amplifier in order to stand a chance in saving the world.
A snowstorm summoned by Demeter threatens the city after Hades and Persephone announce their engagement. More threats seek to put an end to them and the gods which could keep Hades and Persephone apart. A war is on the horizon and sides will be chosen.
When Melanie is taken over by a "soul" named Wanderer. The invasion of this enemy happened slowly and by the time people realized it it, it was too late. Melanie refuses to being taken over and give up. As Melanie fights fading away, Wanderer comes to understand this world and strive to be a part of it.
Persephone and Hades have now gone public and while that threatens her life as a normal person and her secret of being a goddess, a tragedy strikes that'll change her life forever.
Persephone just wants a normal life and lives as close of one as she can as a college student. It's jeopardized when she gets herself tied up in a deal with Hades, God of the Underworld. Create life in the underworld. But, she may be screwed since everything she touches shrivels up and dies. But something does bloom between the two and it could disrupt the balance of everything.
Jude has been exiled from Elfhame, but she won't give up that easy. She is the queen of faerie and she'll fight to keep that power as well as save the land she's come to call home. It's just getting out of exile that's the tricky bit.
Falyn can walk away from anything and has, but as everyone knows, walking away from a Maddox is no easy feat.
After a sudden announcement that she's to wed Zeus, Persephone flees. She knows what happens to his wives and she refuses to give away her freedom. When she meets Hades, they strike quite the bargain that could mean chaos for both of them. What they didn't expect was the feelings they developed for one another.
It's the summer before college and the girls need the magic of the pants more than ever. For some, the past comes back and for others, the future is knocking on their door.