Adventure and romance set in mythical Norway just before the dawn of the Bronze Age. Dark sorcerers are hunting the elves to extinction. With her home destroyed and her remaining people in danger of annihilation a young woodland elf, Hervor, is taken captive by savage Norse raiders.She has been told that without her, there may be no hope for her people. But how can a slave girl fight demons, another group of dangerous raiders and protect the small group of elf children entrusted to her? She must also find a way to resist the surprising kindness with which she is treated, cope with her dangerously attractive slave master and tame her own rebellious heart, because she has been told that she will have to give up everything, including all that she loves.Her brother is the great hero prophesied to save the elves, but surely the cost to him will prove to be too great.