Giselle, a young foundling, and maid to Lady Betts, is brutally raped by Pharyn, lord of Feather Stone Castle. She cannot exact her revenge without laying her own life on the line, so she runs away hoping to find healing. Instead she discovers a road fraught with disappointment, murder, and intrigue . Behind it all there is a secret – one that will eventually entice her back to Feather Stone to face her demons.