Laia is low class. Born to be a slave and have no future. When her grandparents are killed and her brother taken by the government, Laia seeks out the resistance in hopes of finding her brother. Nothing ever comes free though. In exchanged for helping her brother break out, Laia must infiltrate the prestigious military academy and spy on the going ons. However it is more than she bargained for as the commandant is a sadistic <s>woman</s> Bitch.
Elias is top of his class and comes from a good family. Enrolled in the militant academy, he's almost at the highest level, a mask. However, he doesn't exactly agree with the way things are done and resents for everything the mask stands for. He plans on deserting until he is chosen as a contender for the next emperor.
Elias and Laia clash within the school. He's taken with her while she...is weary of him.