Driving Jaxon Greene home after a party, Michaela Ware's car is engulfed by a bright light. They think it lasts for only a moment, but in actuality seven hours of their lives disapear.
As a reporter, Jax has to investigate what happened to them, and how. He's always thought of Mike as a coworker and friend. His investigation brings him closer to her, and makes him realize he cares for her as much more than a friend.
(Previously published as "Abduction" in the Ellora's Cavemen: Legendary Tails 1 anthology.)