Sven Vidarrson is seen as many things. But rarely is he seen for who he truly is. When his father presents him with a bride it is the last thing he wants but he does his duty. Brynja is fierce and wild and has little interest in being the perfect wife. She sees Sven as nothing but an obstacle in her road to the life of freedom she desires. Yet they must stand together, as one, to overcome a dangerous threat to them, their home and the kingdom.