A one-hour period drama that picks up where the famous story of Romeo and Juliet ends, charting the treachery, fight for power and ill-fated romances of the Montagues and Capulets in the wake of the young lovers' tragic fate. The series is based on the eponymous book by Melinda Taub.
In an attempt to convince the citizens of Verona that Benvolio and Rosaline are madly in love, Prince Escalus suggests a public betrothal ceremony.
With Verona in crisis, Rosaline and Benvolio have no choice but to follow Prince Escalus' decree to marry one another.
A new royal takes the throne in Verona and struggles to determine what is best for his city.