Max is sucked away and is taken to the Chess tournament in Merano, Italy, 1979. When she arrives, she meets Florence and learns something unexpected—Florence is really her aunt and Maya is her twin sister. Will Max get Florence to forgive Jeb—for abandoning her and the rest of the family before the attack in 1956 that destroyed her childhood—and will Max and Maya forgive Fang in the process or will she lose her whole family?