Marriages never last, especially with royalty and power. Being preferably selected from the huddles of women in her town, Nadia learns how quickly you must change yourself to fit the profile of a true, future queen. Finding it hard to even want to be married into a society like that she lives in, she and her future husband, Adrik, agree to divorce quickly after marriage. Therefore, he gains legal rights to becoming king and they depart in their own separate ways. But, she must keep the image of a devoted, young lover before anyone gets suspicious. How could that be possible, when a man she soon learns to love walks the halls of the royal manor?