Cassie Renfield finally has a handle on how the mark works. She knows she can intervene and attempt to change fate, but she also knows that saving one life could mean sacrificing another. The centuries old letter she found at the end of The Mark suggests she's a descendent of the Greek Fate, Lachesis, and that there are others out there with powers like hers. It's time to go find them. Now legally emancipated at 17, Cassie moves to Chicago to finish high school in a community where the Greek population is strong. She quickly discovers Demetria, a Greek girl who has visions of "the Angel of Death." But the Angel of Death is not Demetria, it's Zander-the cute Greek boy from school. His power allows him to help expedite a soul's journey from our world into the afterlife. He needs someone like Cassie-with the knowledge of a person's last day-in order to do his job successfully. But Cassie's not sure she's ready to willingly let marked people die….