❝ɪᴛ sᴇᴇᴍs ᴛᴏ ᴍᴇ ᴛʜᴀᴛ ʟᴏᴠᴇ ᴄᴏᴜʟᴅ ʙᴇ ʟᴀʙᴇʟᴇᴅ ᴘᴏɪsᴏɴ ᴀɴᴅ ᴡᴇ'ᴅ ᴅʀɪɴᴋ ɪᴛ ᴀɴʏᴡᴀʏs ❞ Having the weight of the world on your shoulder at sixteen can change a person. Charlotte Jackson had bled and killed and fought in a war. She lost people and Charlie learned that closing your heart is the best strategy. Distance had been her defense to anyone who tries to get closer to her, closing herself off for anyone who even tries. Until Jason Grace comes along and messes everything up, determined to climb and wreck the high walls she built around herself. Refusing to depend on anyone other than herself, Charlie faces her biggest fear: her oblivion.