Desperately trying to avoid responsibility she does the unthinkable. She falls in love with a slave.
When Zwaantie's mother decides it's time for her to get married, she frantically tries to form a plan to escape the crown. After three attempts on her life, Zwaantie fears that the sun has recognized her plans and is now trying to kill her for being disobedient..
When a high prince from Stella, the barbaric country across the mist, arrives seeking her hand, Zwaantie sees an opportunity to escape her death.
As those around her discover her plans, they unravel and she fears not only for her own life, but the survival of her kingdom.