Lillia Whitesword is a sophomore at Rosewood Academy for the Privileged. When her friends start to become more reserved and join the 'Chess Club' that takes up most of their time,Lill gets worried. Come her sixteenth birthday,she changes too. Suddenly, she is thrust in the middle of a betrayal and ultimately a war. Along the way she meets the sweet and understanding Rhys who would do anything for her, and Liam a dark sexy guy that has a hazy past. In the end, she will have to make the hardest decisions of her life.