As plans progress for the royal wedding, Ariadne must undertake a journey to Telemon's homeland of Aegina. With the kingdom still beset by Colcheans, Jason is not the only one who fears for the Queen's safety. Determined to do what is best for her people, Ariadne continues regardless. But as the voyage progresses, it becomes clear that the royal retinue faces enemies at every turn. Has the young Queen's luck finally run out?