After a farming accident injures Giselle Foster, she takes a vacation in the Fala'isi Islands to recover, and there she runs into Roman Magnati, first prince of Illyria. Giselle soon receives chilling news from a farmhand that she is in deeper financial debt than she realized and has no choice but to sell her father's farm. Believing she has nothing left to lose, Giselle joins Roman when he asks her on a trip. Convinced his affections will lead only to a one-night stand, Giselle keeps Roman at arm's length. Is she a fling for Roman, or is there more to it than she realizes? And?what about those magazine pictures of Roman and Leola, Giselle's twin sister?