On a mission to find information pertaining to the purist sect threatening her best friend, Hailey accepts the summons of the European council. Answers are not as forthcoming as she hoped. Instead, she is faced with conspiracies at every turn. Trapped in a world, she doesn’t understand or hold proper defenses for, she must turn to Dante for protection. The only man she has ever loved, and the one man she can never trust.
Angered that Hailey ignored his wishes, and came to Europe, Dante allows his emotions to lead him and puts them both in danger. With conspiracies at every turn, it’s only a matter of time before betrayal becomes the word of the day. Who can he trust with the most precious thing in the world to him? He has loved her for only decades, but he would give away all his centuries of existence to finally hold her in his arms. The only way to protect her is to never claim her, but will that decision put them in even more danger?