When Kenan, an incubus, finds a caged angel for sale in the Hellsgate marketplace, he sees her as a challenge. Certain that his skills in seduction will work as well on a heavenly creature as they do on mortal women, he buys Jahel, intent on having her soul as a novelty in his collection.
"Could not continue listening"
Princess Kimri is used to betrayal. Her brother sold her to a king in exchange for swords to defend his lands. King Tathan's reputation is as fierce as that of his mountain kingdom - where dragons are said to guard the castle walls - but the realms are unstable enough without angering the mountain-king, so Kimri reluctantly agrees to the union. When she arrives in Helsmont, the king promises her a year of courtship before marrying - or parting ways.