The setting of this story is a world of eternal winter, where once thrived hot climates and exotic luxury. Saphay, daughter of a sub-king in the more civilized West, is sent off to marry a leader of the barbaric Jafn, not realizing that her own father has arranged for her betrayal.
Used availability for Tanith Lee's Cast a Bright Shadow
April 2005 : UK Paperback
April 2004 : UK Paperback
August 2013 : Australia, UK Kindle edition