From back cover: Sam's life was perfect. She knew who she was and what she wanted to do. All she had to do was to get the young prince of to the Swinton School. However, getting him there proved to be more difficult than she had ever imagined. All she had to do was outrun the wolves, outsmart the pirates, survive the torture chamber of western China, save her son from his stepmother and make a king out of a boy. Easy Right? The trip that was supposed to be easy became the journey of a lifetime.