"Two perfect little disasters waiting to unleash their misery on the world" -Chaos
Every night Anaxandra Tanner prays to the gods for salvation from the death grip society has placed on her broken family. The trouble is when one prays to the gods one never knows who might answer.
When financial troubles drive Ana to prostitution, she is cast out of her comfy home in Unther, leaving her blind sister in the hands of a neighbour. She travels to a nearby city in hopes of making more money but her fate becomes intertwined with that of the young virtuous prince Kaspar. Their friendship flourishes in adversity but at the age of fifteen Kaspar is not a powerful enough ally to save Ana from her unsavoury job.
When a plot to assassinate the prince is revealed Ana finds herself at the heart of a quiet revolution for the worst. Soon Ana discovers her prayers were indeed heard but not by Order...