Zenos, the son of Niro, has turned nineteen. He wanted nothing more than to become Flora's protector. However, thanks to Alamaxa, the new ruler of the Rundal, Zenos must win the Trials to become the protector to the female he has loved since he was a child.
Colt, the adopted son of Ramiro, has fallen in love with Niro's daughter Rose. Though, she is only fifteen and way too young to be a male's female, Colt knows she is the female he wants to be the protector of. Colt is from the Larmat clan and there is no way Niro will allow a Larmat male to be considered as a potential protector for his daughter when she comes to age. Colt wants to start now proving that he is a worthy male for Rose. The moment she turns eighteen, he wants to make her his female.
Alamaxa is filled with bitterness, and it has been amplified by the death of his mother. He wants the Rundal to become the rulers of this planet. He feels they are far more qualified to rule than the barbarians are. He plans to reignite the Great War between the Larmat and Dascon clans of the barbarian race. There is only one person standing in his way and that is Niro.