|aWaverly and Kieran are finally reunited on the Empyrean, but when Seth is mysteriously released from the brig the night of a strange explosion that sends the ship off-course, tensions between Kieran and Seth reach a boiling point, as Waverly ponders following her heart, even if it puts lives at risk.
Waverly, Kieran and Seth are in a race against time ��and with the future of humanity hanging in the balance, there�� no room for mistakes��BR>After a desperate escape from the enemy ship, Waverly has finally made it back to the Empyrean. The memory of home has been keeping her alive for the past months��but home is nothing like she left it. Forced to leave their captive parents behind on the New Horizon, she�� returned only to find that Kieran has become a strict leader and turned the crew against Seth. What happened to the Kieran she thought she knew? Now Waverly�� not sure whom she can trust. And the one person she wants to believe in is darkly brilliant Seth, the ship�� supposed enemy. Waverly knows that the situation will only get worse until they can rescue their parents ��but how?Before they have time to make a plan, an explosion rocks the Empyrean, and Seth and Waverly are targeted as the prime suspects. Can they find the true culprit before Kieran locks them away��or worse? Will Waverly follow her heart, even if it puts lives at risk? Now more than ever, every step could bring them closer to a new beginning ��or a sudden end.