of Endelvea, must find the missing sacred sword of his
forefathers. If he doesnít find it soon, the present king may
be legally overthrown. Jorunnís search has led him to the bar
Heavenís Gate, where he is propositioned by the lovely
But Astrid is
not simply looking for a good time with the handsome prince.
She plans to kidnap and marry Jorunn to fulfill the prophecy
that Jorunnís father tried to circumvent when he killed all
the males of Astridís tribe and banished all the females to a
hostile planet fifteen years ago. The prophecy foretold that
ďan Artuan first daughter would sit at the left hand of the
king, but be as his right.Ē As Astrid is the first daughter
of her Artuan tribe, she plans to become queen to restore her
people to their rightful place.
the Enemy invoked different emotions within me. I was
amused at some of Astridís reactions during her seduction of
Jorunn. Astrid had never seen a naked man before, much less
an aroused naked man, and her curiosity warring with her
desire lead to some humorous (and hot) moments. I was aroused
by the passion each inspired in the other. For an innocent,
Astrid certainly brought the heat Ė Iím sure all of Jorunnís
sexiness inspired her. I was sympathetic for the two
star-crossed almost-lovers once they realized they couldnít be
together. And I was confused because of the conclusion.
Although there was no mention of a sequel, the ending left me
wondering if these two could and would fulfill the prophecy.
Hopefully, I wonít have to wait for long.