Wars have raged between Lavatia and Theslia for years. After a prophecy fore tells a child that will bring about the downfall of King Marsalis Covax, plans are set in motion to destroy it. The child is rescued by her maid after her parents are murdered and raised in secrecy, her true identity kept from her. Mirage Gabby is a young sorceress just learning to use powers she has inherited from parents she has never met. After being sheltered all her life for reasons unknown to her, she embarks on a journey that will teach her the truth of her parentage changing her world in more ways than she ever dreamed possible. Betrothed to a woman he's never met, Prince Alexander Casesar wants only to live his life as he sees fit starting with marrying someone he chooses, when fate puts Mirage in his path. He is so captivated by her innocence and free spirit that he defies his father's orders and runs away with her. He is caught between his duties to the throne and the Duties of the Heart.