Vlad the Impaler. Radu the Handsome. Mehmed the Conqueror. Except that Vlad, the brutal prince is now Lada, the brutal princess. Lada, Radu, and Mehmed are locked in a poisonous triangle with their ruthless ambition. This novel examines the atrocities we commit in the name of country, passion, and religion. Set in 15th century Romania, this is the first of a cinematic, epic, fast-paced trilogy.