As a demon prince Lex is expected to choose a princess from the females sent to him every night. Instead he suffers from an emptiness which leads to rage, a rage which usually leaves the females dead in his bed. Aisling was taken from her peasant village at the tender age of five, cast into slavery and forced to work as a scullery maid in the kitchens of a royal castle. When a maid falls ill she is expected to clean the reclusive prince's rooms. Both terrified and fascinated by him she forms a respect that he wants to take advantage of. What's a girl to do when a demon prince is trying to lure her into his bed?