"Why can't you be sweet like her?"
"That's a facade. She's hellspawn."
"What's that make you then? The devil?"
"To the right person."
At age 14, the murder of Reggie Harper's twin sister Roxy averted the course of his forever. The siblings had a finely-honed sense of justice, and Reggie doubled down on it, in a lifelong pursuit of the kinds of monsters who took his sister, first as an NYPD officer, then as a homicide detective.
Until tragedy once again struck.
At a mere six years old, Elizabeth Harper lived through the brutal murder of her mother. Days prior, her parents sent her to her uncle Albert in Seattle, hoping to keep her out of cross hairs, and as far away from New York City as possible. In the aftermath, Elizabeth dedicated her life to making the world a better place, to keep her mother's light alive.
Traumatic through lines in their lives forced them down different, though not dissimilar paths. Paths that often show them the same destination. Paths that point to justice for life's victims.
Paths that lead to punishment for the wicked.