Just like in the fairy tale, a lavish ball was being held to find Sheik Malik a bride. There was a darker side to this story though. The urgency was due to several assassination attempts and Malik had to marry quickly and produce an heir. The stability of his country depended on constancy and conservative leadership. He couldn’t allow his enemies to win.
But he wasn’t prepared for the silver clad goddess that caught his vision as she snuck down the servants’ hallway. Nor w