General Gavin Theron is a bastard. Raised in a whorehouse by his human prostitute mother, he has had to struggle all his life to obtain power and position. His successes have brought him enemies... More > thought, lots of them, and they are about to strike. When Gavin is falsely accused of the king’s murder, he has few allies willing to help him. That was until he met the visiting human from Earth, Doctor Harlan Ambrose. Now he must face the worse struggle of his life, thank the gods he won’t be doing it alone. Harlan Ambrose is a contract doctor from Earth stationed on the harsh and dangerous planet of AEssyria. Although far from home and lonely, she has grown to enjoy her time here. That was until she met the half-breed alien general, Gavin Theron. Now the treacherous general has hijacked her life and threatened her livelihood, and nothing will ever be the same.