Pip has been called many things: orphan, thief, street rat. Often these names were shouted at his fleeing figure, accompanied by a variety of colorful adjectives. But when a stranger wrenches him from the life he knows, he is given a new name, one heard only in folklore.
An intelligence force answering only to the king, the Vigilant protect the kingdom from the shadows. But as Pip trains among these elite, he finds danger lurking within the very organization founded to guard the secrets of the kingdom.
Not knowing whom to trust, Pip seeks to uncover the truth. With an enemy trained to be unseen, unheard, and unbeaten, Pip will need to rely on more than his own skill to save his kingdom. When the time comes, will he know who to trust?