Aidana is a spirited young woman living a simple life with her family. She is the second youngest of nine children and the youngest of five sisters. Her quiet life is interrupted when the King of Carthaig comes to her small village. That visit changes the course of her life forever. In the following years Aidana grows from a young rebellious daughter to a noted healer and confidant to the leaders of Carthaig. When tragedy strikes, will she be ready?