Qianlin and her mother have been hunted by assassins ever since her father visited the Faraway Mountains Academy, but she has no idea why. After years of running, hiding, and seeing the innocent people around her cut down before her eyes, she is the only one still alive. She’s determined to get answers—and revenge. Disguised as a boy, she enrolls in the academy. When the other students try to befriend her, she pushes them away, wary of putting others in danger, but can she complete her quest for revenge alone?