Fleeing before a relentless army, Todd has carried a desperately wounded Viola right into the hands of their worst enemy, Mayor Prentiss. Immediately separated from Viola and imprisoned, Todd is forced to learn the ways of the Mayor’s terrifying new order. But everything is shrouded in secrets. Where is Viola? Is she even still alive? And who are the mysterious Answer? And then one day, the bombs begin to explode. . . . “Are revolutionaries the same as terrorists? That’s not just a theoretical question as we watch the protagonists forced into taking sides.” — Chicago Tribune “Gripping. . . . A stunningly clear depiction of the moral wreckage of civil war.” — The Wall Street Journal “Brilliantly conceived and executed. . . . If Knife provided the cut, this follow-up provides the fester.” — Booklist (starred review) Download and start listening now!