For every princess, there should be a peasant boy… at least according to the fairy tales. Madalyn, Crown Princess of Rimdalir, learns early that duty is her destiny. For the sake of her people, living in a harsh winter land where death can come as easily by sickness as in battle, Madalyn must be flawless. To be fearless as her warrior father. To be as much a lady as her mother. To be the perfect daughter, even as suitors come to her doorstep, vying for marriage, for the throne. And yet, Madalyn’s heart melted the day she saw her peasant boy’s smile. In a world where her loved ones are set on tearing her heart to pieces, can she find her own path?