An explosive new series from New York Times bestselling author of the Legend trilogy, Marie Lu By permitting her characters some grand failures, she raises the stakes in the best way possible There is clearly more to know, and I look forward to it. This is a world worth revisiting. 'The New York Times Book Review' Adelina Amouteru is a survivor of the blood fever. A decade ago, the deadly illness swept through her nation. Most of the infected perished, while many of the children who survived were left with strange markings. Adelina s black hair turned silver, her lashes went pale, and now she has only a jagged scar where her left eye once was. Her cruel father believes she is a 'malfetto,' an abomination, ruining their family s good name and standing in the way of their fortune.