The quest for the Empyrean Flame has begun, and a deadly new threat has appeared from beyond the realms of mortals.
As the new school year begins, Jace and his friends must puzzle out the meaning behind the map sent by a mysterious benefactor. But as Jace’s daunting quest leads him to the most exotic destinations on Earth, he finds himself hunted by the last person he’d expected to oppose his mission: his own mother.
With the heretics hot on his trail and a chaotic invasion looming, Jace and his friends must overcome challenges like none they’ve ever faced.
Because the end of one myth is often the beginning of a new legend…
Burning Core is book four in the bestselling School of Swords and Serpents series, a tale of wuxia adventure, cultivation mastery, and lurking threats.