Groomed as the emperor’s secret assassin, she finds herself betrothed to the barbarian khan she’s tasked to kill.
Since he took her in as a child, Princess Lien reserves her loyalty for her uncle, the emperor. Along with her dragon, she trains in the deadly arts with her supernatural speed. Revenge beats deep in her heart, and now her first target is the khan responsible for her parents’ murder.
After a botched assassination attempt, Lien wakes in the enemy camp far from the imperial palace. She’s horrified to discover she’s imprisoned by the ruthless barbarian tribe—and her new betrothed insists that her uncle has betrayed her. As evidence that she’s on the wrong side mounts, it will test her fidelity and honour.
Can Lien unravel the dark web of lies, passion, and power in time to stop the real traitor?