In the Forgotten Realms, it is the year 1364 by the reckoning of the men of the Dales. Agents of the evil Zhentarim have kidnapped Silke Stenraiden, the young daughter of Lady Jelthien, the Second Morninglady of the Spires of the Morning temple in Waterdeep. The child has been spirited away to Zhentil Keep, and placed in the keeping of the priestesses of the temple of Loviatar. But why? What evil plot is the foul Black Network hatching now? And what do the depraved priestesses of the Lady of Pain plan to do with the little girl? In the foreboding fastness of Zhentil keep, can anyone save her now?