Ten years ago, the Shadow War turned the supernatural community upside down. What’s more, events forced the entities known as Shadows Demons out of obscurity. Once thought to be nothing more than a scary story, they are faced with a level of distrust and hate that most have done nothing to earn.
Alexi wants nothing more than to be accepted for who he is, but all the community can see is what he is and what he might one day do. Despite the fear that seems to follow him everywhere, when Alexi receives an exclusive invitation to enroll at Arminius University to attend a new class for Shadow Demons, he can’t help but accept. Now he can’t wait to attend the premiere, secret supernatural school and forget all about his
manipulative ex. All that changes when he sees the striking Matt at orientation. When the fates smile on him and they’re paired as roommates, Alexi is convinced it’s destiny. Except Matt has zero interest in saying two words to him, let alone occupying the same
Matt was abandoned at birth only to spend the next seventeen years getting passed around from one abusive situation to another. When he learns that he’s a demon, he can’t imagine how things can possibly get any more unbelievable. So what if he is some
super, powerful, rare kind, power doesn’t mean anything if you don’t know how to use it. Whisked away by a mysterious woman to another country, he finds himself in a strange school, surrounded by weird creatures, and a roommate that is entirely too
friendly for his liking. Matt’s new life goal? Get out without dying. Making friends wasn’t part of the plan, then again, neither was joining an underground fight club.
After spending more time on the streets than in a home, Matt’s trust issues are a mile long, but Alexi’s not giving up. At the end of the day, persistence and an ancient mystery might be just what it takes to find a way into Matt’s guarded heart.