As Haden Le Leux approaches her eighteenth birthday, light and darkness collide. Fate lunges Haden into her own personal hell when she learns that her “rare condition” is not a condition at all, but instead something much more frightening. As her thirst for blood begins to consume her voraciously, she clings to the one person she can trust-- her brother, Taylor. When her feelings towards Taylor suddenly take on an unrecognizable form she is forced to seek answers.
Stories of an Ice Moon Prophecy begin filling the air and flooding her mind with darkness. In a refusal to believe that the only truth she has ever known was a lie, Haden vanishes, leaving her past behind. With fate nipping at her heels, Haden barely escapes her newfound freedom alive. As the days follow, Haden’s eyes are opened to a world unlike her own-- a world full of hidden evil. As the dark truth of Haden’s past and the eminent design for her future plague her life, she must choose: embrace the monster within or follow the light of the Ice Moon towards her destiny.
Never in my wildest dreams did I think that I would wake up one day to find out that everything in my life was a lie. To have my eyes wide open to the truth should have been a breath of fresh air, but instead it was as if I had inhaled acid into my lungs. I wasn’t ill as I had been told. The reality of it all was simple. The truth however, wasn’t. The truth was far beyond my worst nightmares. I was a monster.
I sat there lifeless, running my nails back and forth over the rope bound tightly around my wrists as I pondered these truths. The madman's left eye twitched uncontrollably while he fumbled through his bag, his eyes on me… the prize. I watched as he pressed his lips together, no doubt contemplating what to do with me. I could feel my thirst screaming to be quenched; having avoided drinking for days I was beyond parched.
Life can change in a split second and mine did that day. Thoughts of Taylor filled my head. Would I ever see his perfect face again? The madman cackled slightly, enjoying my misery, and something inside me snapped. Anger began rising from deep within my soul. Its viral atrocities spread rapidly through my veins forcing me to give in to the new me. I broke free from the restraints and pounced, releasing the creature within.