Medusa is searching for her friend Arachne in Italy. She knows she has to find her before the Imada does. Arachne knows where the Scepter of Azure is. In A.L Hawkes dark fantasy novel, The Guardian, reasoning does not seem to be a deciding factor on the outcome. If Arachne decides to use the magical artifact, she risks outing the gods and Medusa to the people in the world. When the Imada destroys Arachne’s nest, killing all of her spiders, Arachne decides she has had enough. Can Medusa stop Arachne from harming people and still keep their identities hidden? This is a short novella that provides readers with plenty of action and detail to keep their attention completely. If you are looking for a quick read that doesn't lack in suspense and dramatic effect, this is the perfect book.