Princess Cassandra and King Duncan are under siege by the traitorous Dimon, and Ranger’s apprentice Maddie is the only one who can save both them and her father, Horace, also trapped.
The controversial Paige Winterbourne only compounds her problems when she takes in Savannah Levine, an orphan too willing to use her powers for evil. And being pursued by evil.
It starts with a cry in the night, an unexpected evil that transforms Philadelphia and the weak into nightmares, causing the city to come alive with horrors.
Receiving new orders, Captain Laurence, Temeraire, and the remaining crew travel the Silk Road to pick up the promised eggs and help the Prussians battle Napoleon.