In Ludania, every ones class has their own language. They are not permitted to speak the language from other classes. Speaking or even understanding the language of a class outside of yours could result in your death.
This is a problem for young, Charlaina. She has a secret that could be deadly to her and her family. She understand all languages.
Everyone is required to pledge their loyalty to, The Queen. She is intolerant and cruel. A rebellion is in the works to change the way things are.
This is a fast paced book and the characters are interesting. You will be fascinated.