In a two-class society of nobles and peasants, Liz Pinetree, a field-worker peasant, falls in love with nobleman Michael Kavanaugh. She doesn't care that he must marry his sexy fiancée in an arranged marriage, or even that relationships between the classes are punishable by death. In ten months, Michael is slatted to join the ruling council and train to succeed his father as the leader. Risking everything for his love of Liz, he desperately seeks a way to legitimize it. As they struggle to stay a step ahead of plots to expose their forbidden affair, the two lovers spiral closer and closer to execution.