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These Savage Queens
Once upon a time, I was the benevolent ward in House Noctis. Fostered to the Queen of Night for one year, I was supposed to be safe from harm. I would have been, too, had I not been marked with power during the Blood Moon revel.
The queen, threatened by my rising power, unleashes a hunt against me. I’m forced to seek refuge to the one place that no living soul dares to tread: the Stygian Fields.
There, I discover an enigmatic dark lord who is as much a prisoner in this nether realm as I am. He offers me a choice of payment: flesh or blood. Either option would bond us together, tying me to this mad underworld more surely than chains could. I have until the next full moon to make my choice.
As I dwell in this heart of darkness, resisting him—and all that the court offers—gets harder each day. When I discover a conspiracy that threatens the veils of protection of our world, a bond with the dark lord might be the only way to save two realms...