Two years have gone by since the tragic events surrounding Mercy and Kain's wedding and Natasha Carmichael has been making the most of her immortality. Blood, sex and money are her pastimes as she waits for Soong to take her off contract status and bring her back home to the palace. But it's t Soong who asks Natasha to come back, it's Marcus. Someone tried to assassinate Constantine and Marcus wants their blood. If Natasha agrees, she'll be the first member of the Order to guard a member of the Council since the Blood War broke out and there are a lot of people who are t happy about that possibility, which only makes her want to say yes all the more. As the mystery surrounding Constantine's brush with death unfolds, it leads Natasha to a place one ever saw coming.