Wren Brake is a runaway pirate heiress fighting a war that ended fifteen years ago.
Drew D. Darkwoods is a royal guard with an eerily similar secret on a mission to eradicate a band of underground scientists known as the eolaí.
When the two end up hired into the same household, Wren and Drew are both bound to Blake Krown, the prince of Qual. Blake is on a hunt to finish his father’s war with the capture and execution of the mysterious Freiheit heir. If Wren can stay hidden in the prince’s house, she has a chance to assassinate the King who made her a homeless runaway in the first place. Things get complicated when the prince’s service starts feeling more like a home than just a house. Drew likewise faces complications when his loyalty to the prince costs him his big secret.