Cascara, the fantasy Other World, is on the brink of falling under a terrible war. Fifteen year old Rosalie is a 'fire-tamer', able to wield fire and she can also See Patchie, her Imaginary friend. Prince Sebastian is more than he seems. But together with the help of two ex-Pegasi, a fickle Faery and Sebastian's Familiar, Leo, a cat stranger than first appearances would allow anyone to realise. Yet a bitter sacrifice will have to be made and as the bond between Rosalie and Sebastian begins to grow, the fate of Cascara rests in their hands. . .