As a young girl from a quiet mountain village, Michaela dreams of becoming the most beautiful girl in the world. Then one day, a mysterious encounter at a secluded lake makes her dream come true, and her life transforms completely.
Before she knows it, Michaela is living a fairytale life in a royal castle, surrounded by riches, glamour and the attentions of an adoring public. But inside her, an evil stirs, brought to life by the deal she made at the lake. To redeem her soul, she needs the help of powerful beings, magical creatures, and a wise old witch. But the ultimate battle she must win is not only with the malevolent creature that dwells within her; it is with herself.