Invited back from exile to claim the throne of Sevildom, Ev'rel fears no greater threat than the need to embellish the role of a frail princess with the Demish while she tries to decide how she feels about her ex-mentor, Di Mon.|
Does she love him or hate him?
Di Mon is confident he wants Ev'rel to rule, but he's disillusioned in her as a leader and terrified she will discover the secret bond between him and the young Reetion, Ranar.
Ev'rel's beautiful but battered son Amel just wants to enjoy his new friendship with Ayrium, but he must play out Ev'rel's father's determination to put him on the throne.
Ayrium meets a peculiar, reclusive scholar from Monitum and worries romance will distract her from her true agenda. Will her inconvenient love interest change everything for everyone?