Gregory, the first prince of Sanborne, runs away from his home to start anew in the neighboring kingdom of Farindon. Living the quiet life of a farmer in a small and quiet town, he is unaware that he is being watched until that night when he is attacked by men who called him the prince. Fearing his life, he enlists as one of the royal guards of Farindon wherein the king who he serves is a friend of his father, the man who he is trying to escape.
Claude, the infamous Lord Winterman and companion to Farindon’s king, is Gregory’s dearest and most trusted friend who knows Gregory’s true identity as Sanborne’s prince. He sees to it that Gregory is taken care of and that Gregory’s secret remains hidden as he believes that Gregory is an asset for his revenge against Farindon’s king.