For Thane, being a Son means the responsibility of deciphering the Prophecy of Idolas and stopping the Archons. He's accepted his destiny, privately wishing for more than a life of duty and solitude but knowing it's unfair to join himself to one woman because of what he must do in this life.
But things have changed. As much as he's denied it, his friendship with the mate of another Son has caused something to grow inside his heart that had been empty for so long.
To Sasa, Thane is a dear friend, the only true friend she has at the monastery. He'll take her friendship with the secret desire that one night she'll want much more...