Brigitta is a blond and beautiful country girl, summoned to attend the princess Thora-Lisa in the magnificent castle Vardighet.
Devon is an ebony-haired adventurer, secretly returned to the Sweden of his birth to secure the documents that will entitle him to claim his inheritance.
They meet by chance and clash as adversaries, but the spark struck between them immediately illuminates both their hearts. Theirs is a love that has to be, despite the treachery of enemies and the vagaries of fate. Through tragedy, violence, and betrayal, from the frozen wastes of Scandinavia to the lush meadows of England, Brigitta and Devon valiantly battle against all odds, on a quest into the past...to ensure the future of their coming dynasty.