Faedrah, the princess of the Austiere Kingdom, has been having strange dreams. When her parents, Rowena and Caedmon, find out they are desperate to help. They reveal to her the secrets they've kept for her safety. In finding out that an evil mage is destroying her kingdom she goes against her parents’ wishes and enters into the magic mirror. Where she find herself in her mother's old world. With the help of her mother's friends Faedrah meets Rhys whom she instantly distrusts and is convinced he is the evil wizard when she sees paintings of herself to her exact liking. Rhys is just an artist obsessed with drawing a woman he has been having visions of since he was a boy.