Lady Celia Cleveden, recently wed in Arabia, lost her husband while still a virgin. Now she finds herself wildly attracted to Prince Ramiz, who is teaching her the true meaning of love. But Celia knows she must return to England eventually, so it's inevitable that the two will be parted. Yet Celia has decided to give herself to Ramiz even if they can spend only one dreamlike night together. But after the two spend a wonderful evening together, Ramiz is suddenly furious—he had no idea she was a virgin!