Cassandra Wulfgarsson found the answer to that one. Transported back to the Byzantine Empire after stepping on a landmine, she found herself posing as a man in the Varangian Guard. A group entrusted to keeping the Emperor safe from harm. It is here that she finds the most dangerous thing of all... Love. Can she fight the attraction to the one person she can never have? Or will it consume her across the vast space of time itself?