Asena is a 12 year old girl who after the death of her parents moves into a one room apartment with her 3 sisters: bella (age 8), amara (age 10) and Elysia (age 4). For the next 4 years, Asena must leave home and work as a maid to vicious Queen Ariel, bratty princess Gizella and gentle princess Certu. She makes enough money to buy a 2 bedroom house with a large office, living and bathroom. She shares a room with Amara and they sleep on a large sleeping mat. Bella and Elysia share a clean, cozy and warm room with a bunk bed. Asena starts works as a dancer and writer.