The truth will testyou.
For fans of Game ofThrones and The Hunger Games, highfantasy and dystopia meet in this high-stakes tale of a civilization built onlies and the girl who single-handedly brings it down.
When Eva’s twin brother, Eamon, falls to his death just afew months before he is due to participate in the Testing, no one expects Evato take his place. She’s a Maiden, slated for embroidery classes, curtsies, andsoon a prestigious marriage befitting the daughter of an Aerie ruler. But Evainsists on honoring her brother by becoming a Testor. After all, she wouldn’tbe the first Maiden to Test—just the first in 150 years.
Eva knows the Testing is no dance class. Gallant Testorstrain for their entire lives to search icy wastelands for Relics: artifacts ofthe corrupt civilization that existed before the Healing drowned the world. Outin the Boundary lands, Eva must rely on every moment of the lightning-quicktraining she received from Lukas, her servant, a Boundary native and herclosest friend now that Eamon is gone.
But there are threats in the Testing beyond what Lukascould have prepared her for. And no one could have imagined the danger Evaunleashes when she discovers a Relic that shakes the Aerie to its core.