Artem has always kept her head down and tried her best to stay out of trouble. Between juggling her younger brother and long hours as a burgeoning mechanic, she's managed to get by under the radar. But when she loses her job after saving a mysterious young woman from arrest, she is launched into a world of danger and lies, aiding a group of rebels in a movement against the king. While navigating her complicated feelings for her new position and new allies, especially the beautiful spy Hiero, Artem is unwittingly drawn into deeper and deeper danger. There's a volatile new faction and time is running out. How can you keep your family safe when you don't even know who to trust?