Time has passed in Eruin Dulea. Siobhn reigns with wisdom and compassion. One day, during a trip with her protector Samus, she meets Kyle of Klanach, a minor nobleman haunted by his family’s dishonour, whose charm doesn’t leave her indifferent. Unfortunately, the evil Lady Gerfaut is plotting to place her own son in power. And what better way to do this than a marriage, even if it requires black magic to arrange?