Grace's world changed when she joined the academy. At the academy she is a mere mortal among gods ... or monsters. She can't decide which faction she should join, or it she should join any of them. The one thing that unites them is their hatred of her. Then there's Jaxon Vega, a vampire with deadly secrets who hasn't felt anything for a hundred years. Jaxon has walled himself off for a reason. Does someone want to wake the sleeping monster in him? Is Grace the bait?