A compelling standalone tale on a epic scale, filled with intrigue, adventure and dark magic.
When Princess Anja fails to appear at her betrothal banquet, the tiny, peaceful kingdom of Sessalie is plunged into intrigue. Charged with recovering the distraught king's beloved daughter is Mykkael the rough-hewn newcomer who has won the post of Captain of the Garrison. A scarred veteran with a deadly record of field warfare, his 'interesting' background and foreign breeding are held in contempt by court society.
As the princesses's trail vanishes outside the citadel's gates, anxiety and tension escalate. Mykkael's investigations lead him to a radical explanation where the mystery, but he finds himself under suspicion from the court factions. Can he convince them in time of his dramatic theory: that the resourceful, high-spirited princess was not taken by force, but fled the palace to escape a demonic evil?