Angered by the Oracle's decision not to punish the Guardians, Luba travels to Heatherfield with the intention of confronting Cornelia. This stirs the girl's temper and awakens dark forces too. With Cornelia's newfound strength, she sets out to do something secret and unthinkable. The Auramere has been released in Heatherfield and the girls are powerless to stop it. With time running out and Cornelia's safety in jeopardy, the Guardians of the Veil must come together to save themselves and their home.