Season 2 of The Arcane Artifacts Growing up in the foster care system, Lily's life has never been easy. In fact, it's been downright horrific at times. But she's finally in a good place, ready to pursue her master's degree in the fall. Until she's abducted at a graduation party by Laurent, a vampire both otherworldly beautiful and inhumanly cold, endangering her life and everything she's worked for. She's never been important to anyone, so why does he want her so badly? And why does his touch set her body on fire? Lord of a great house, Laurent's family is struggling; his vampires are disappearing and he's running out of leads and options. Then, he happens upon Lily, an amplifier, whose blood promises untold strength. To protect House Sarkas, no one else can be allowed to have the power that Lily's blood contains. She must be kept safe until Laurent decides whether to use her as he has many amplifiers in the past. But Lily makes him feel more alive than he has in centuries, and he finds himself wanting more from her than just her blood. When Laurent's past catches up with him, his bond with Lily will be tested, and she might end up being the one protecting him. WARNING: This story contains strong language, depictions of violence, and depictions of domestic violence that may not be suitable for some readers.