As the bastard child of the King of Gregorick, Tattiena holds no right to the power of the throne. Yet, as one of the last dragon riders on Limea, she is the city's first line of defense against their enemies. A heavy responsibility for a lonely young woman, her only friend and ally her dragon, Nargoya. Tattiena spends her days training for battle... but her nights are ravaged by sensual torment, dreaming of faceless lovers. Prince Leonide of Davuno has come to strike a treaty of peace with Limea. In awe of the rare female dragon,he finds her rider even more entrancing. They share one night of fiery passion.But when she fights off further attempts at dalliance, he discovers this maiden has the heart of a warrior. He wants her even more. But when barbarians from the north attack, he must stand and fight with his new allies, if any of them are to survive. Leo and Tattiena must fight together to save their kingdoms, and their lineages. But should peace return,will they ever find a way to be together?