On the eve of Evelyn Cort's sixteenth birthday, she discovers that most of her life is a lie. She thought her life was normal, and that her best friend was just like her. She was wrong. Her grandfather turns her life upside down and brings her to a whole new world of intrigue, quests, and deceiving parents. Her life is a lie, but something better awaits. Evie is heir to something much larger than she could have ever imagined, and someone is trying to take her birthright. A country that she knows nothing about is in her hands, and she has a choice. Defend her birthright or do the easy thing and remain as she is?