Ulrika Torvald was on top of the world. With her beauty, intelligence, rabble-rousing oratory, and complete lack of either honesty or a conscience, she had become the most popular Governor in state history, and seemed safe from the vengeance of the many people she had harmed on her climb to the power. But then she was impeached for high crimes and misdemeanors and sentenced to judicial enslavement. Even worse, her new owner was Rupert Caine, notorious for the harsh training of his slaves. Worst of all, Ulrika had once tried to blackmail Caine, and Caine had a very long memory….