Protect the weak. Safety for all. Power without virtue is tyranny. Ned has a new Apprentice, and now Reina Pierce must come to grips with what she sacrificed to secure Matriarch Teera's favor. As secrets unfold and danger mounts, Reina will test the bounds of trust and be forced to answer the question that has haunted her since her first night in the jungle: Which is better--Gentle or Brute? And how far will she go to ensure tyranny is eradicated from Ned ? In this fast-paced conclusion to the Ned Rising series, A Brutal Justice weaves action, romance, and provocative questions into a finale that readers won't be able to put down.