Alim and his countrymen live in fear of the Dragon Lord’s whims. Each spring his men scour the countryside, scooping up hapless villagers to serve as slaves in the mines beneath the tyrant lord’s mountain.
When Alim is captured, he expects to live a short life toiling in the mines, not to be whisked into the lord’s palace and stripped for presentation to the lord’s eldest son. The haughty and sanctimonious Erol wastes no time in ravishing his new plaything, going so far as to insist that Alim is destined to bear his child. But that isn’t possible… is it?