King Gradlon loves his daughter, Princess Dahut, more than anything. He loves her so much that he will give her anything she wants. Everybody does as the princess commands, because everybody wants to make her happy. But the princess becomes spoiled and thinks no one is more important than her.When the king builds a walled city on the seashore for Princess Dahut, she is pleased with her lavish new castle. It has gold and marble and beautiful views of the ocean. Despite all her riches, there is still something special the princess is determined to have, but it could be the one thing that she can never own.