Blurb: She feared the dark visions and the magic within her. And she dreamed of the miraculous love that could save her.
Like an enchanted fairy tale prince he stepped from the sky to claim her—the Fey King, her destiny, her one and true love.
But behind the mesmerizing beauty of Rain’s violet eyes Ellysetta saw the passionate hunger of the beast . . . and a sorrow, deep and ancient, that she alone could heal. Only for him would she
embrace the frightening power that dwells within her. Only with him at her side could she confront the shadows that haunt her soul. For an epic battle looms on the horizon—and only united can they hope to turn back the armies of the darkness.
Review: This second book was just as excellent as the first in this series. It was definitely more intense. Normally, that level of on the edge of your seat kind of tension pulls me away from a story because I’ll need to get a break from it for a bit. This pushed those limits for me, but there were just enough breaks throughout to keep me dug deep into the story.
We get to see Ellysetta pull out the backbone that we were promised in book one as well as the promise for even more later. She isn’t going to shrivel up the second she is challenged or forced to face difficulty, she is going to face it kicking and screaming the whole way. We also get to learn a bit more about where exactly she gets her magic.
Rain shows that he isn’t perfect and makes mistakes, but is willing to own up to them. I want to say that I didn’t like the biggie one he made, but if you think about the weight of years and the beliefs that those years ingrained in him, you can kind of understand it.
While there is a tiny bit of the “miraculous save” kind of thing going on here, really, no one character carries the entire weight of those saves. Usually, it takes many people to pull them off and that is refreshing as far as I’m concerned. I love the teamwork.
Just loving this one all around.