Over a year has passed since Lyra’s departure from Whitecrest, but it’s almost as if she never left. She’s attacked the morning of her return.
After dodging her assailant, she’s faced with a grim ultimatum: succeed in her mission, or die. There is no room for failure.
Yet failure seems unavoidable.
Flooded by loneliness in the wake of the macabre mysteries of Glenn’s bloody campsite and Score’s conspicuous silence, she finds herself lost. How can she prevail when she can barely think?
Lyra has to decide: how hard will she fight for her right to live?