Prince Caladium, the youngest child of Queen Rozalynde and Prince Danny, doesn't like being around many people. He can't go on that way, though; his sister Princess Valmai is searching for her future mate. So he won't be a problem, the parents send Prince Caladium away. Slowly expanding his knowledge of the world, he opens his heart to others. What he finds as his last hurdle is to settle down. Prince Caladium doesn't know if he can find a mate. Sure he's been betrothed to Telyn since they were infants, but at the end will they be together or apart?