From debut author Nina Varela comes the first book in a richly imagined epic fantasy duology about an impossible love between two girlsA??one human, one MadeA??whose romance could be the beginning of a revolution.
Perfect for fans of Marie RutkoskiA??s The WinnerA??s Curse as well as Game of Thrones and Westworld.
After the War of Kinds ravaged the kingdom of Rabu, the Automae, designed to be the playthings of royals, usurped their ownersA?? estates and bent the human race to their will.
Now Ayla, a human servant rising in the ranks at the House of the Sovereign, dreams of avenging her familyA??s deathA?¦by killing the sovereignA??s daughter, Lady Crier.
Crier was Made to be beautiful, flawless, and to carry on her fatherA??s legacy. But that was before her betrothal to the enigmatic Scyre Kinok, before she discovered her father isnA??t the benevolent king she once admired, and most importantly, before she met Ayla.
Now, with growing human unrest across the land, pressures from a foreign queen, and an evil new leader on the rise, Crier and Ayla find there may be only one path to love: war.