Fighting for a choice in a world she does not belong, Starlight has just begun to get her life in order. A striving business, a best friend and her own house, all the things she would have never dreamed she would have she now had. However, on the opening night of her second business, it all falls apart when he walks in.
Known as the assassin of the Demons, Zaien Pyrox Lightning has been hired to kill her. But Zaien is only an assassin when he deems it worthy a cause, so when he is lied to, he decides to investigate the girl he was hired to kill and find the reason someone wished her dead. Drawn against her will into a journey to find her true home, Starlight has lost control of her life, something she desperately fought for. The journey has been set into motion and nothing will change that.