Dive into the second novel of the Daevabad Trilogy and immerse yourself in the politics and intrigue. Just when you think you have all the alliances figured out an even occurs and you discover everything is not has it seems.
Nahri and Muntadhir are forced into a political marriage and have come to a truce, yet it is a truce that is not to last. Ali is exiled and constantly under threat from assassins sent by his father. However even Ali is able to find some measure of peace in his new environment, until circumstance compels him to return to Daevabad.
With Ali’s return Nahri’s already shaky relationship with her husband becomes even more unbalanced and Nahri begins to remember why she was drawn to Ali in the beginning.
Meanwhile preparations are being made for Celebrations in the city marking a new Century and the Djinn descend on Daevabad in force. Tensions amongst the different tribes are tense and threaten to boil over at the slightest hint of aggression. Did I mention there is a secret plot brewing to overthrow the royal family??? And what was Dara’s fate once he was defeated by Ali??? You’ll have to read the book to find out.