When an experiment she is helping to run goes suddenly wrong, Charlotte finds herself catapulted into the strange world of Arkadia. Before she knows what's happened she is enslaved and sold to a prince. In his palace she has to come to terms with those in power over her and with the strange world she now inhabits. Slavery, treachery and debauchery abound and as a beautiful stanger she is valued and fought over. Then the night mare land of Gothique beckons and Charlotte's fate takes a darker twist.