Everyone knows the story of Cinderella, her mother dies and her father becomes distant and marries a total bitch wtih two daughters who take after their mother 100%, and how Cinderella gets a fairy Godmother that gives her a beautiful gown and glass slippers to go to the Ball where she meets the Prince and falls in love.
Well, this Cinderella is not that nice girl who let her step-mother and step-sisters control her. This Cinderella is the first woman in the Knight Academy, her father is on the King's concil, and she's best friends with the Prince. She'd rather fight her own battles than let some man fight for her, even if it's unladylike. She's almost eighteen, marrying age in the Kingdom. But Cinderella wants to get her career as a Knight secure and going good before she even thinks of marriage.
Prince Adam though, just found out about his arranged marriage with a Noblemen's daughter in a town a few weeks ride from the Palace. He's not excited, but he'll do what he's told for the sake of his kingdom. But him and Cinderella find's the Noblemen's younger daughter and finds out that his fiancee is missing and her parents were captured by bandits.
Now they only have two weeks before Cinderella and Adam's combined birthday Ball and a month before graduation from the Academy. Can they find Lady Nicole, Adam's fiancee, before the Ball? Cinderella and Adam are determined to find Nicole, even though Adam has never meet her or know if he even loves her.