Calen is a mage's apprentice who is frustrated. He cannot see the point in most of his lessons. Everything changes the day a foreign prince arrives for a wedding.
Princess Meglynne has a BIG secret: she found a baby dragon in the forest and now it is bonded to her. On the day her sister's future husband arrives in the kingdom, she tells Calen her secret.
Calen and Meg become good friends and Calen joins Meg everytime she visits her dragon, Jakl. But when they overhear a plot to murder Meg's sister in order to keep a war going, everything changes. Meg can't bring herself to tell anyone else about her dragon, but soon she will have to. What will the think. And Calen is unsure of his mage abilities, but will he be able to save his friends and the kingdom from danger?
Next book: The Princess of Trelian