This book is about a girl named Miri that lives at Mount Eskel. Her life is normal, fun, and exciting but it gets more exciting when she goes to Princess Academy and meets Olana. Soon Miri notices that Olana gives palm lashings and locks up girls in the closet with a rat. Miri decides that it was not fair how Olana treated them so they ran away for a few days, but soon they come back to study for the ball. The day the ball is on arrives and everyone is getting ready for the ball except Britta which does not feel good. A few days later bandits come and want to kill. At the end, the prince chooses some one to marry! Every one is happy!