In the sequel to Black King Takes White Queen two years have passed in relative peace for Romney Sharpe and his wife Ivy. They have been raising their son, Ezra, while working hard to continue to unite practitioners of both white and black witchcraft. On the night of her twenty-third birthday, Ivy has a prophetic dream that heralds the return of her older sister Holly who was sent to Wales to live after the murder of their mother just before Romney and Ivy were married. Holly has not returned alone. She is now the wife of a truly evil black wizard who is the King of practitioners in his country. He wants to wrest power and the control of what Romney, as King of practitioners in the United States, guards with his life. Romney and Ivy's marriage is severely tested as Holly and Wheaton Trowbridge attempt to eliminate potential Sharpe heirs and gain control of toddler Ezra who is the Prince and heir. Family, friends both old and new, and an albino rook help the young couple as they struggle through devastating attacks designed to undermine their relationship, making it easier for Trowbridge to attain his goals. But Romney and Ivy have performed ancient rituals that have bound them to one another for eternity.They have a preordained destiny to fulfil in this lifetime. Will they find the means to defeat this new threat before it's too late?