The town of Veilig holds a terrible secret.
Ella is a bard, her sister a prostitute, working in a tavern to pay off their late mother’s debt. But Ella has a secret of her own. Her music carries codes for spies to decipher, working to undo Veilig’s horrific crimes.
Then her sister is taken captive.
Can Ella save them both, or will their tale end in darkness?