A secret. A war. An eternal battle. Alantra is the proud daughter of an Ilton diplomat, a strong young woman who's hatred for the Bacchii runs deep in her veins. Tarlase is the heir to the Bacchii monarchy and will stop at nothing to see his war won. But when the two are thrown together, their individual struggles will reveal secrets thought forgotten and truths that will threaten the very existence they are both fighting so hard to win.