When she arrives in the desert nation of Tarakhar, volunteer teacher Cassie is abducted by evil men and offered as a dancer to a strange man. She attacks them in an attempt to escape, but they restrain her with their powerful arms. The man she was given to is Sheikh Amir, a true king! When he learns of her situation, he promises to let her go, but she must pretend to be his mistress to ensure her safety. As the two spend their nights alone together, Cassie finds herself drawn to the noble man, even though he already has a beautiful fianc?e!