The witch obsesses over him. He can’t get her out of his mind. How will this end? France, 1358 The Palais de la Cite, home to the King of Francia plays host to endless court intrigue – not least one thrilling rapier duel after another fought by Sir Tristen – who has a problem avoiding the endless train of ladies of the land luring him to their night chambers. Trapped by a curse In the magical Tower, the witch Tempeste is imprisoned by memories of Tristen – when he was both her captive and lover – while distracted by the increasing devotion of her student, the innocent Aluin. Will these two ever know again the joy of each other’s arms?