Victoria wakes up for her sixteenth birthday hoping for a betrothal. Instead, she finds out that her uncle Thomas has been keeping a secret about her past and why she came to live with him fourteen years ago. While there are layers of secrets yet to be learned, she discovers enough to know she will not be married for a long while, and nothing will be the same again.
Meanwhile, Victoria's best friend Rupert is struggling with his own destiny; he is barely 17, but he knows once he turns 18 he will become a powerful sorcerer. Rupert and Victoria, along with Cornelius (Victoria's future husband) and some important friends they mean on the way, must face their destinies together to take back the kingdom from the evil sorcerer Kybon and his nefarious plans to start a civil war. Will these young heroes have the strength and courage to shape not only their own destinies but the fate of the entire kingdom?