The time of Odin is over.
The Aesir gods now live among the humans in their bustling modern cities. Their brutal dominion over the other beings of the Nine Worlds may have ended, but their actions have not been forgotten.
Korvain is one of the last full-blooded dark elves, and is feared like no other. His ruthlessness and cold heart are legendary, but when he is given the task of killing one of the most fabled goddesses of all time, he is left with an undeniable desire to make her his own. Failure in his task means only one thing: death. Will he follow his orders, or will he follow his heart?
Bryn's whole world crumbled when she left Odin's service to protect the other Valkyries. Now living with the humans, she is the only thing standing between them and total destruction. But her beliefs are about to be shaken to the core when she meets Korvain--a volatile, completely irresistible dark elf who threatens to take away more than just her innocence ...
Taer's haunted by her dreams, her guilt and her desires for revenge, but when the one person she's depending on to train her in the art of weaponry refuses to help, she has no other choice but to get instruction from the most unlikely of people. Driven by an undeniable desire, Taer finds herself learning more than just how to fight.
Eir, the goddess of healing, has had her spirit destroyed with the death of her twin at the hands of a deranged god. Still struggling with her loss, she is merely surviving each day. That is until a chance encounter with a human shows her that her broken heart can be mended in the simplest of ways.
Beneath Rhys's skin lies a legendary and feared beast. His daily struggle to contain the ruthless, cold-blooded creature sharing his body sees him edging closer to his breaking point. It's the disappearance of his best friend which finally breaks him. An undeniable devotion sees him risking it all and striking up a reluctant friendship with the only god who knows the truth about his dark past.