Cinderella is still in the Land Of The Giants, after meeting Bigby Wolf their last issue. She is trying to build diplomatic relations. Unfortunately, the current King is sick and is planning to hand his crown to his successor, who is "proudly illiterate" so there will be little to no chance of him signing a treaty. She must go down the beanstalk into Fabletown and get real medicine to help the kings ear infection before this happens. Unfortunately, she also has to enlist the aid of frau Totenkinder, whom she knows will ask a high price for it.