From the streets of the Holy Land to an orphanage in a faraway kingdom, Aladdin has grown up alone. But then he meets Kirstyn. With the duke of Hagenheim for a father and the patroness of the orphanage where Aladdin lives for a mother, Kirstyn is a member of the most powerful family in the land-and way out of his league. Despite the difference in their stations, Aladdin quickly becomes Kirstyn's favorite companion for taking walks in the forest, and their childhood friendship grows as they do. Although Aladdin eventually earns a position in the Duke's household, he knows it isn't enough to grant him his one desire: Kirstyn's hand in marriage. If he hopes to become worthy of her, he must leave Hagenheim to seek his fortune. But once Aladdin leaves, no one is around to protect Kirstyn, and the greedy men desperate to take advantage of her father's wealth take notice. Now, more than Aladdin's background stands in the way of his future. His only hope is to rescue Kirstyn and somehow manage to win her hand as w.