Lael Hudson has had enough. He made a terrible mistake years earlier and has never been able to forgive himself. His brothers don't trust him, and life seems like a series of pointless encounters - one after another, all meaningless. Until he makes a decision - leave the Guardians forever. Start a new life, one of his own making.
Margot Fox woke up one day in a small apartment in a city she didn't recognize without any memories at all. She has one piece of paper in her pocket warning her of danger. What is she to do? When the little money she does have runs out, she has no choice but to seek help outside, which is when she runs smack into Lael Hudson.
Despite his decision to stay out of Guardian affairs, Lael can't deny his super human powers make him want to protect the woman who is convinced she must have been abducted by aliens. Together they will discover the truth is more heinous than either of them could have imagined and that they will have to face the truth of their pasts if they ever to have a future.