Emory is a humble kitchen servant intent on working hard so he can continue to earn his daily crust of bread. It is a thankless, back-breaking job, but it is exactly where Emory wants to be, in the magnificent West Quay castle. Because that is where the incredibly handsome, extremely talented Crown Prince Riffyn lives. The beautiful, kind, and attentive man stole Emory's heart years before when he rescued him and his mother from a band of thieves. Now Emory's only wish is to be close, so he can simply admire and serve the man,
But evil walks the halls of the castle, and Emory stumbles onto a plot to kill the prince. Of course, being a lowly servant, no one believes him, including the prince, who has just been tasked with find a bride in order to produce an heir. Even as Emory's heart breaks, he needs to convince the prince of the danger. He has to find a way to save his prince.