Esofi, princesa del reino de Rhodia, y Albion, el heredero al trono del reino de Ieflaria, fueron prometidos en matrimonio cuando eran niños pero nunca se habían visto en persona. Cuando Esofi emprende su viaje hacia Ieflaria a los diecisiete años no es para dirigirse a la boda que siempre había esperado, sino para darles el pésame a los reyes de Ieflaria por la muerte de su hijo.
Crown Princess Ioanna of Xytae has kept her truthsayer blessing a secret for twenty years. In any other nation, her powerful magic would be cause for celebration. But Xytae’s patron is the war goddess Reygmadra, and the future empress is expected to be a brutal warrior.
Esofi’s mother, Queen Gaelle of Rhodia, arrives in Birsgen. She has heard about Carinth and believes that she deserves custody of him due to her greater devotion to Talcia, Goddess of Magic. Adale and Esofi have no intention of giving up their son, but Gaelle is impossible to reason with—and there’s no telling what lengths she’ll go to in order to get what she wants.
As Aelia and Orsina grow closer to one another, Aelia wrestles with her own desire to tell Orsina the truth about who she is, and her fear that Orsina will turn on her if she does. But the decision might not be hers after all, because their actions have not gone unnoticed by Aelia’s siblings.