Erik has been sent by the queen to gain support from the Highlands, specifically from Lord Moray. The problem is that Lord Moray and his father don't get along, so he doesn't know how receptive he will be for an alliance. After approaching Moray at the tournament, he agrees to the alliance on one condition...that Erik marries his daughter. But she must want the match.
Reyne is excited to be at her first tournament. When she sees Erik again, she is reminded of the time spent together as children. He starts to spent time with her and he soon reveals the deal he made with her father. She agrees to give him until the end of the tournament to woo her, but doesn't give him any guarantees.
Can Erik win the heart of Reyne to help keep his country from coming to war?