Eva meets Tudor on her 16th birthday and he becomes the love of her life. But their relationship suffers through his constant mysterious departures and reappearances. In Tudor's absence, she meets and marries Baron Oswald Von Seele. But when Tudor returns, Eva's love for him is rekindled and they spend an unforgettable summer together-leaving Eva pregnant and her marriage ruined. War is bringing the world to its knees and Europe's borders are collapsing. Tudor returns to Eva to find tragedy at every turn: the loss of a child, political assassinations, raids and Iron Guard rebellions that culminate in massacres of the Jews. When Tudor emerges into her life for the last time, it is then that Eva learns the secrets of his past.