A shadow in the night,
A secret so lonely,
A cruel twist of fate.
Deep within a mystical land, a thief with the ability to shift into animals inked upon his skin has stolen an ancient weapon, plunging the world into chaos.
Whisked away to a hidden school high in the mountains, Alek and his friends must overcome heartache and betrayal as they learn to master the magic that burns in their veins.
With danger closing in and bloodthirsty monsters emerging from the shadows, loyalties will be tested as Alek is inexplicably drawn to a mysterious boy.
Who is he? What is he hiding? And most importantly, why can't Alek get him out of his head?
Struggling under the weight of the destiny that's been thrust upon him, Alek must learn that the key to unlocking his powers lies in embracing who he truly is.
Before it's too late ...