King Aldren is a respected man who is loved by his people. The same can be said for his wife, Queen Julia. However, the same love can not be said for the love between the King and Queen themselves. Their marriage is horrid and Aldren can take it no longer. However, a divorce is not in questions. The people respect their marriage and use it as a moral lesson to them all. Aldren is still young, but his wife his older, and does not feel for him nor care for his desires. Aldren took it upon himself to buy a slave girl, behind closed doors. This is the story.