Natier, son of King Rasdill and heir to the Llyran throne, is perhaps as spoiled as someone in his position can become. The King loves him far too much to see past all of the lies that the young fox spins, and Natier uses that love to his gain whenever he can. There is more than meets the eye to this prince, however. Every night, Natier sneaks out into the city; there, he takes on the persona of Rivard, a slightly more mild-mannered fox. As Rivard, Natier is able to do all the things that would not become a prince -- he goes to brothels, helps a local gang of thieves pull off robberies, and gets drunk off his tail on mead. This lifestyle continues until a harrowing event forces Natier to flee the palace and assume the role of Rivard indefinitely as he struggles to make sense of the conspiracy that almost got him killed...