Dulcie has arrived at a foreign palace to celebrate the wedding of her best friend, the princess of a small country. There, she meets Prince Valbrand, a man with a scar on his face. A hideous burn scar, marring the face of a beautiful man. What cruel fate must he have endured? On the night of the ball, spurred by curiosity, Dulcie dances with him and realizes that she has fallen in love.But as Dulcie grapples with her emotions, a tragedy awaits.