In the year 988 vast Viking armies in fleets of Longships are threatening the Saxon port of Maldon on the Essex coast of England. The Vikings lured there by the horde of silver in King Aethelred's mint situated in the Burh, the fortified town. Edward Lavengro, Eddie, a tall black haired handsome teenage Romani warrior is captured by the disfigured noble Eldor Godric and enslaved. King Aethelred's youngest daughter Princess Catherine, Kate, accidentally collapses into Eddie's arms. He falls instantly in love with the stunning blonde teenage princess with the big powder blue eyes. From then on, despite their vast differences in social status, their fates become inherently entwined. Though an unarmed slave, Eddie rescues the princess from Viking kidnappers. Bringing the young Romani to the notice of England's premier general Ealdorman Byrhtnoth. The Ealdorman appoints the multilingual Eddie is interpreter on Byrhtonth's son's mission to infiltrate the invading Vikings. This leads Eddie into battle and mortal danger many times over, not least from Eldor Godric and his siblings. However Eddie has inherited the power of remote viewing and uses it to warn his confederates of dangers thereby forging surprising alliances. After bizarre happenings, Eddie and Kate realise their very existence isn't what they'd imagined. Only strange, Druid-like genesis entitles know all the answers. But will the couple solve the mystery before it's too late...?