Darron Marks, a Soul Hunter, is on a mission to recover the Seer from a Psyche Ward, when he finds a blue and black haired female assassin protecting her. Events are set in motion that left Darron questioning his gifts and the man he has become. Tabitha, a New Soul, finds herself at a crossroad after meeting Darron and the Awakener of Souls. Can she entrust her heart to Darron? Should she obey the Council of Souls and be bonded to the Hound? Or can she turn her back on everything she knows, begin a new life, and take her place as the last Advisor to the Awakener?