(Book 3 in the Eldar trilogy) Adjusting to life as an official princess proved difficult for Lexi. Feeling confined to Sener Castle, the freedom she yearned for seemed elusive. Her brother the king tries to encourage her about her duty as Shield Maiden. However, to Lexi, it is nothing more than stuffy royal duty.
When she is allowed to join Nollen on his annual trading circuit, she finally gets a taste of true freedom. It proves short-live, as an unexpected turn of events challenges everything Lexi believed about her position as Shield Maiden. It places her family in danger and threatens to bring war to Eldar! When she finally embraces her destiny, will it be too late?