When the heist of a lifetime goes awry, Alice Malone manages to escape justice. Refuge finds her by a young man named Snakeskin, and the cold grip of her previous life starts to slip. But the past is never far behind.
Alice Malone used the magical boost in her blood to climb the ranks of Belle City’s thieves’ guild. She had the highest bounty in the guild, an honor among thieves. When the heist of a lifetime goes awry, Malone grasps at the chance to escape the guild, the shackles of her bounty, and the shadows she hides in. She begrudgingly accepts the help of a green-eyed stranger that goes by the name Snakeskin, and for the first time in a long time, she feels a dangerous glimmer of hope. However, the past is never far behind her.