At the stone Pavillion, Pauline had been meeting Prince Albert, fortunate enough to have the prince pledge himself to her. All changed when Prince Albert became betrothed to Princess Amelia. Pauline also discovers later on that she is pregnant with Prince Albert’s child.
Upon marrying Prince Albert, Princess Amelia—who is also pregnant with Albert’s other child—confronts Pauline, unwilling to have a bastard ascend to the throne, determined to keep Pauline and the child growing inside her from claiming the crown.
Pauline decides to run, escaping the clutches of a desperate Princess Amelia, with her dreams of a love so royal fading forth.