When beautiful Princess Isabella of San Rimini needed an expert to probe the secrets of the royal palace, all roads led directly to dark, mysterious Nick Black a contemporary example of potent masculinity if ever there was one. Yet thanks to a medieval curse, Nick Black had been around for a long timea very long time. In fact, once he'd been known as Domenico, an overzealous knight who would never know peace or mortality until he learned to put someone else's welfare above his own. In taking this assignment, Nick hoped to find an ancient trick to break the spell. Little did he know that close contact with her lovely highness, Isabella, might help him to find mortality and love the old-fashioned way!