In the second book of the bestselling series "An Ember in the Ashes," Laia and Elias have escaped the Emperor and the Empire. Laia is still hell bent on rescuing her brother from the unbreakable prison, while Elias faces a slow death from being poisoned by the Commandment. While suffering from seizures, Elias vists the Soul Catcher, where the newly departed are stationed, while also learning that he only has a couple of months. Together Laia and Elias accomplish the impossible, though it comes at a price. It always does. Tahir does an amazing job creating unpredictable twists and turns that always keep the reader on edge.
A Torch Against the Night