By Andersen Prunty
The papers name it "The Suicide Virus." the teens of Gethsemane, Ohio, are killing themselves at an alarming expense. Steven Wrigley is making an attempt to outlive his senior yr of highschool, nonetheless reeling from the dying of his mom and adjusting to existence along with his father. alongside the way in which, he meets a lady who turns into one other form of obsession: Elise Devon.
Elise's secrets and techniques hold her distanced from every body. She has a distinct position she calls the Obscura. She is going there while she is depressed or indignant. The Obscura makes her think like not anything she's ever felt sooner than. while she loses herself to the Obscura, she fears she additionally supplies herself to anything a lot darker, anything even more robust. whatever calling itself the Sorrow King.
Who is the Sorrow King? he's carved from wooden and bone. He smells like wax, useless leaves, and stories. He travels via moonlight and beverages the sorrow of others.
Can love particular vengeance on a monster made up of insanity, melancholy, and distress? Or will the Sorrow King bleed the city dry earlier than satiating himself and relocating on?