The war that hundreds of ‘the missing’ sacrificed and died to prevent from happening comes to light. With explosions and the cries of lost loved ones, it begins bloody and telling of the desolate years to come.
Milton leaves Ardordam once again to move through the international underground that is working to keep the destruction on both sides at a minimum. Their ultimate goal is find a way to end the war. Adeline begs her mentor not to go as she fears he will not return to her a second time. But Milton is adamant to keep war out of Ardordam and away from Miss Adley’s door. Her pleading breaks his heart and shakes his resolve so he leaves quietly one night leaving a note and an apology.
But he does this for her and her friends. He will not let war rule Adeline Soslan’s days as it has his.
A year and a half passes with grim news of the fighting abroad. Ardordam is once more a neutral territory with hidden weapons manufacturers and scien