'For king, but not for country.
'With a growing fear that King Aidan has dark plans for him, a grief-stricken Fallon is forced to obey the ruler's every whim as he tries to find a way out of Aidan's impossible trap.
'Meanwhile, Bridgit is struggling with the ghosts of her past, but she cannot let them distract her: freeing herself and her fellow slaves from Kotterman is her only hope of being reunited with her husband and son.
'Above their plights, the cogs of empire continue to turn. What is the significance of the Kottermani prince's mysterious visit to Gaelland?'
Source: Publisher's blurb.