In search of her missing niece, Dion arrives in luxurious Akieva, glorious and corrupt capital of decadent Aramaya. At the dazzling court of the handsome young emperor, Dion finds her niece trapped in a web of necromancy and deceit.  At the centre of the web is Dion’s old enemy, Bedazzer, the ruthless demon who has vowed to posses her.  In the coming conflict, Dion must confront the dark secrets of her own heart and the evil of those around her.