The second in the stunning series of exclusive manga stories from Melissa Marr, set in the same seductive and dangerous faerie world as her bestselling WICKED LOVELY novels, The Desert Tales continue... The stakes are rising, and Rika finds it harder to ignore Faerie politics. As a former mortal and now a solitary faery, she has relished the isolation and freedom of the desert. But new players are seeking power, and old allies are imperilled. As tensions mount, Rika must decide whether - and how - to act to save her independence and her romance with Jayce.