'Inhaling deep breaths I wait for it to begin. The battle I've been waiting my whole life to fight.' A group of vicious hunters are drawing dangerously close to discovering the secrets of the draki (descendants of dragons with the ability to shift into human form). Reluctantly, Jacinda realizes that running away to be with her beloved Will is no longer an option while the safety of her draki pride is at stake. Jacinda vows to use every last breath of fiery determination to protect the pride and for the right to control her own destiny. But when the battle is over, Jacinda must decide where her heart truly lies ...with the pride or with Will?