The slave girl who fights for her freedom. The queen who fights for her respect. They are a parallel of ability and a paradox of style.
Nadja Korday is a young immigrant torn from her village by slave traders. Soon after she finds herself being trained in the arts of war, her skills with the sword honed for the sport of death that is the gladiator games.
Elizabeth Tor is a queen by marriage. She has found the mundane lifestyle of a prim and proper queen unsuitable to her free spirit. Liza longs to seek adventure, intrigue, and danger. Shielding her royal identity she takes it upon herself to compete in the games.
In the pursuit of victory over adversity both women shall be changed...forever.