For Darkness Shows the Stars
By Diana Peterfreund Smore by Jasmine Guillory
. Her father destroyed her wheat field to make a racetrack
. Elliot finds out that a famous Admiral would like to rent rooms at their manor and use some of their slaves to help build a new ship
. Elliot pays a visit to the Boatwright which is her grandfather and tells him he needs to move back to the manor because the Admiral will be needing his rooms
. Elliot is introduced to the Admiral and his wife as well as his captains.
Turns out that ...
. Elliot and her sister Tatiana, accompanied by another old Luddite family, Horatio and Olivia Grove meet the guests. Kai takes an interest in Olivia and Elliot pretends that she doesn't care.
. Kai continues to make rude remarks about her under the influence of anger and betrayal
. Andromeda, one of the captains, shows Elliot a sun cart part of the new technology they invented.
. Elliot learns that her grandfather is dying from having small strokes every day
. They go to the cliffs a play a childhood game jumping of the cliffs and Olivia, tries to jump herself but falls and is severely injured
. Kai reveals that when he was in the enclaves (the dangerous places where free Posts gather), he took the risk to be experimented upon in order to survive.
. Elliot hears that her grandfather has passed. She mourns for him alone since no one else seems to care (jerks)...
. Elliot's family force her to join the house party they cold-heartedly organized for their new racing track. Elliot is near the breaking point of not caring about what her family thinks anymore. Elliot starts to stand up to her father flippantly when before she used to be ultra aware of trying not to make a scene or embarrassing her family.
. Later that day, Elliot's grandfather's will is read aloud