Having been captured and subjected to horrific torture for the crime of consorting with the powerful mage Dornan, Helewise finally makes her escape. She journeys in search of Dornan whilst enduring great danger and hardship, finally returning to the arms of her lover. However, their bliss is short-lived as trouble looms in the distance, threatening to destroy their new-found happiness. Can Helewise and Dornan’s love endure despite the heartache, separation, and suffering they have borne, or will it drive a wedge between them? And can they survive the future rife with danger and uncertainty which awaits them?