As a child, Argent was a slave and a court poison tester.As an adult, he finds himself protecting the Princess of the same royal family. Princess Primula and Prince Lorca set off to neighboring Navara in an attempt to negotiate peace between that young nation and their own kingdom of Beazol. When they arrive, they find the Navara court in disarray and chaos. A young Navara prince has been abducted, and the king is losing his mind under the control of a mysterious young woman. Twin whirlwinds of politics and intrigue on both sides of the border are about to merge and engulf everyone!