After her mother dies in an accident, sixteen-year-old Bree Matthews wants nothing to do with her family memories or childhood home. A residential program for bright high schoolers at UNC–Chapel Hill seems like the perfect escape—until Bree witnesses a magical attack her very first night on campus. A flying demon feeding on human energies. A secret society of so called “Legendborn” students that hunt the creatures down. And a mysterious teenage mage who calls himself a “Merlin” and who attempts—and fails—to wipe Bree’s memory of everything she saw. The Mage… Read more.
Trigger & Content Warnings
- Rape recounted
- Alcohol consumption
- Physical injuries
- Grief & loss depiction
- Death of a mother in a car accident
- Loss of autonomy (possession, mind control & memory manipulation)