Hira, a daughter of nobility in the desert kingdom of Zulheil, on the cusp of being forced into an unwanted marriage by her strict father, plans her escape. She asks Marc, the president of an American trading company, for help. "I'll do anything for you... Just take me away from this country!" Marc is handsome and mysterious...and covered in scars. Hira falls for him at first sight-and then accepts his marriage proposal, even though she knows he wants her only for her beauty and lineage!