Aurora and Alex have been married for thirteen years – although one would hardly know it. They cannot recognize each other's laughter Nor have they ever shared an intimate embrace. Because the last – and first – time Alex saw his wife was at their wedding, and even then, it was through a thick veil and the haze of drink.
Married off at tender ages by their families, Aurora and Alex have since carved out separate lives for themselves – hers, a chaste one at home, and his, that of a worldly soldier. But while on a secret mission to find a woman spy, Alex mistakes Aurora for his enemy. Little does he know that she is his own wife – or that the fiery-tongued vixen will stir embers of passion that will ignite an undying love.