With his clan's welfare threatened by raiding parties during a harsh winter, Jareth rides to demand restitution from the neighboring first lord, not knowing he will meet the woman of his dreams. Taking her as part of the spoils, he hopes to make her his first lady, not realizing she is the daughter of the first lord. Tensions escalate between the two clans over this beautiful and fiery woman he must make his own.
After her fight against breast cancer, as a survivor, Mellie decided to tell her story. Through the discipline and focus she learned in the martial arts and regular meditation, she hopes to pass on some of the knowledge that helped during her fight, to those facing a battle of their own. Mellie takes you from her martial arts beginnings through the diagnosis of breast cancer, all the way to recovery.
After her marriage to Jareth, First Lord of Clan Brannach, Viviane takes up the responsibilities and title of First Lady. But her most difficult task is learning to control her newly emerging talents, with psychic abilities as strong and varied as any first lord would have. On top of that, her brother Carl demands his right to face his accusers at his trial for treason, a bad idea with Viviane's out-of-control talents - talents enhanced by her emotions.