On the run and plagued by nightmares, Alina finds a moment of peace with Mal. Trouble awaits Kaz, Inej and Jesper upon their return to Ketterdam.
Alina and Mal embark on a search for the second amplifier. Kaz hatches a scheme to lay waste to his nemesis. Kirigan seeks a cure for what ails him.
A powerful ally emerges amid Alina's attempt to tear down the Fold. Kaz reckons with ghosts from his past. Kirigan spares no mercy to expand his power.
Alina considers a proposed partnership that could help unite Ravka. With vengeance nearly his, Kaz moves the final pieces of his plan into place.
Alina's connection to Kirigan grows increasingly unstable after his latest strike. The Crows head to Shu Han on a mission to retrieve a legendary sword.
Alina and Mal's journey to locate the elusive third amplifier leads to shocking revelations. The Crows run into trouble while breaking and entering.
As Alina reels over the staggering cost to harness the Firebird's power, Kirigan readies his army for a ferocious battle pitting Grisha against Grisha.
Forced into an impossible situation during her fight with Kirigan, Alina makes a fateful decision that alters her relationship with magic — and Mal.