Tyereen is the last shape-shifter. His race has been annihilated by Emperor Carnis. Now his only goal in life is to destroy the man responsible. Star doesn't want to be betrothed to the Emperor, she sure didn't want to entertain his strange guest, but when the guest kidnaps her and takes her to a rebel compound her life turns upside down. DNA injections have activated a dormant gene and her captor is the only one who can help her control the changes her body is going through.