I thought I might feel sad about finishing, and I do feel some sadness. I'll miss these characters. I've spent more time with them than I have with any of my other characters. However, I'm excited too. Trying to finish the trilogy scared me for a long time because I was afraid of screwing it up, but I'm very happy with how the story turned out, and I hope readers will be too.
A word of caution: If you haven't read the first two books in the trilogy, you might not want to read the description for this book as it gives some plot elements away.
Disillusioned and angry at the revelation of the Free Thinkers' secret patron, Dara isn't sure whether her decision to join them was the right choice. Guilt over Letizia's loss plagues her, and she feels betrayed by one of the few people in whom she placed her trust.
Adjusting to life outside of the domes hasn't been easy over the past six months, especially because the Free Thinkers' progress is so frustratingly slow. Nothing has changed, and she doesn't know how much longer she can deny her searing need for vengeance, or even whether she should place her faith in the Free Thinkers. The more the truth about both them and the Creators is revealed, the less certain she is that the two are all that different. What if she handed them the incriminating evidence they need to exploit to ensure a future that looks a lot like what the Creators envisioned?
Yet Dara has never been more certain of one thing: the Creators must pay—for what they did to her mother, for what they did to Letizia, and for what they've done to humanity.