Four months have passed since the mysterious stone fell into Kell's possession. In many ways, things have almost returned to normal. Restless, and now without his trade as a smuggler, Kell is visited by dreams of ominous magical events, waking only to think of Lila. As Red London finalizes preparations for the Element Games—an extravagant international competition of magic—a certain pirate ship draws closer, carrying old friends back into port.
But while Red London is caught up in the pageantry and thrills of the Games, another London is coming back to life, and those who were thought to be forever gone have returned—meaning that another London must fall.
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