Welcome to the 2nd book in the Beauty trilogy! The second book starts as Beauty and another naked slave from the castle, Prince Tristan, are sold at auction in the village square. The Inn Keeper Mistress Lockely purchases beauty while Nicholas, the Queens chronicler, buys Tristan. Suddenly, Arab soldiers raid the village and several naked slaves, including Beauty, Tristan and Laurent, are kidnapped. The book closes as they are sent across the sea to serve in the palace of the Sultan.