The Kingdom of Eleanor is falling apart.
Alicia, the crown princess, has been exiled, trouble is brewing with the neighboring realm, and overpopulation has forced the king to make decisions he knows he will regret.
The princess must learn to survive in Tanglewood, her companions being a grumpy forest girl who calls herself Gwen, a band of Rebels, a troubled servant girl, and a woodland creature who can hear her thoughts.
Just when Alicia thinks she can begin life anew, she hears word of a plan of an attack on her former kingdom. She has everything she needs to defend her old home, but how can she fight for her father after what he as done to her?
Will Alicia be able to see past the thorns in her father's heart? If so, can she bear to know what truly lies in his soul?
Even in exile, the fate of Eleanor rests on Alicia's shoulders. She must make the decision that will jeapardize the lives of everyone, and simultaneously, risk the connection with the most important person in her life:... More > her father.< Less