As a child, Aradia had thought that magic would be the answer to everything. Now that Jade, her teacher, had passed on, she knew that there was a lot more to being a mage than just using her abilities. When the kingdom of Graysen's neighbor to the south makes an attempt on the life of the king, Aradia learns just how difficult her position can be. She also discovers that she cares far more about the life of her king than the average citizen. Will her abilities and cunning be eugh to help her save her king and kingdom from the cruel ruler of Heredion?