Princess Shanyin has been reunited with the object of her obsessionbut everything has changed.

Shanyin seeks to lose herself in her lovers arms once more, but Yuan has become more closed off to her, though physically their passion burns hotter than ever. At the same time, Shanyins sensual nature has attracted the displeasure of Yuans beautiful and vindictive wife as well as the attention of an aristocrat with peculiar sexual tastes. As Shanyin struggles to keep her royal identity secret, the coldness growing within Yuan threatens to tear them apart. But Shanyin is no stranger to dark secrets. Can she tame Yuans demons while keeping her own at bay?