Winning the demon war was the easy part. Rebuilding the Empire is a nightmare.
Two years after the war, wealthy commoner Tia Samos comes to a backwater barony hunting for a suitable highborn husband. She finds an impoverished province stalked by a monster straight out of legend. Still, the baron is decent enough, so she decides to linger a bit - then matters go from 'bad' to 'terrifying.'
Fortunately, she has her knightly protector Sir Peter Cortez, and her oafish carriage driver Kyle for protection. But even they might not be a match for the evil stalking the countryside...