Humans like to call them demons, but the Yama are an old
and civilized race, far too civilized to fraternize with
lesser beings. It is only through subterfuge that a
quarterhuman infant, one Xishi Huon, is raised side by
side with the Midarri heir, whose own peculiarities make
her his soulmate — at least until the whispers of their
unnatural fondness get her banished to an orphanage.
Coming of age as a courtesan, Xishi excels in the erotic
arts. But when Corum Midarri becomes her new owner, the
relationship will test the limits of her gifts. Corum is
the Prince of Ice now and not the sensitive boy she knew.
If he succumbs to the temptations of her human touch,
their love will defy every convention his kind holds dear.
If he doesn’t, his uncontrollable sexual needs might drive