It's a Shifter Council Meeting. This one's being held at After Dark. The city's teeming with shifters. They're supposed to be cordial, but tensions run high when territorial disputes arise.
Curvy tigress Veila has no business falling for Mark Martinez, the alpha of another tribe--a tribe the Tieros have had scuffles with that have lasted several centuries.
Romeo and Juliet's family rivalry had nothing on Veila and Mark's families.