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“A Torch Against the Night takes readers into the heart of the Empire as Laia and Elias fight their way north to liberate Laia’s brother from the horrors of Kauf Prison. Hunted by Empire soldiers, manipulated by the Commandant, and haunted by their pasts, Laia and Elias must outfox their enemies and confront the treacherousness of their own hearts.
In the city of Serra, Helene Aquilla finds herself bound to the will of the Empire’s twisted new leader, Marcus. When her loyalty is questioned, Helene finds herself taking on a mission to prove herself—a mission that might destroy her, instead.” - taken from Goodreads.com
A Torch Against the Night is told from three points of view, Laia, Elias and Helene. The action picks up immediately where An Ember in the Ashes left off. I don’t want to spoil any of the details but the action is non-stop. Adding Helene’s point of view to the story gave the reader deeper insight to all that is going on.
The story will be continued in book three due out in 2017.