Elijah Benson lives a solitary life, until he meets Harry and dares imagine loneliness could end. To love Harry means lying to him forever. For years Elijah has existed in fear, and scars on his face are physical evidence of scars within. Harry learns Elijah is a man who survived a brutal murder attempt and, if the world found out where he hid, a furious public would hunt him down. Harry must trust Elijah is innocent, and fight for the rights Elijah has had taken away. Can Harry do this without losing his own mind, his rights, and the man he loves in the process?