The death of Lara's beloved brother brings his best friend, Gabriel, back into her life after thirteen years. When Lara was sixteen, she bolstered her courage enough to confess her love to Gabriel, only to be brushed off and laughed at for being just a kid. Seeing him makes Lara realize that she has avoided relationships ever since because of Gabriel. The fact that she is still hurting from his rejection hasn't lessened her simmering passion. Meanwhile, Gabriel has found success on Wall Street, and his confidence and maturity have only made him more attractive.