With Lord Aric and Lady Alasha drawn away from the castle by enemy plots, their daughter Quirabel must face implacable foes. Her only advantage is a secret map; her only allies, a serving girl and a prisoner. And the only way she can save herself, is to enslave herself.
But can she honor her promise to the wolfskin-cloaked warrior who claims her? And will he keep the promises he's made in turn?