Companion to (Xena & Gabrielle: A Turn of Fate) The Conqueror of the Realm, Ruler of the Grecian Empire, has brought peace to its lands after 9 years of internal war. With a battle on the horizon, she gives a farewell gift to Ri, the woman she secretly loves, triggering events to transpire. Thus forcing her to come into contact with a stranger from another world, who looks like Ri.
A decision made by Xena on the bard's birthday sets the stage for untold occurrences to unfold. Looking forward to settling down with Xena, Gabrielle's enclosed happiness is shelved when an old acquaintance from the Warrior Princess' past insists on their help to stop an evil daemon. Torn doing right by her soulmate or sacrificing everything, Xena must face tremendous obstacles.