This comedy is set in the tiny and fictitious state of Sachenia, located close to the Alps. The sleepy and provincial region has magnificent landscape and beautiful old buildings, and is one of Central Europe's best kept secrets. The hero of this cheerful and ironical story is Rudolph VIII, the last regent of the tiny state, who was forced to abdicate several years beforehand. He still proudly wears his royal title even though his kingdom has become increasingly tinier over the years, and is now little more than a city state. Rudolph lives in exile. Rather than choosing some faraway place to live, he decided to reside just beyond the borders of his country. On sunny days, from the hills in his grounds and on rainy days from his tower window through a telescope, he can see the little state's busy market place, and also his former castle. Sometimes catches glimpses of his arch enemy: a journalist named Linda Marco, the woman who, wrote him out of power. She had accused him in the press ...