Mere days before the ceremony, Nell finds out a cruel truth: her marriage is based on a contract. Her husband, a Greek business tycoon ten years her senior, purchased a virgin wife for fifty million dollars. One year later, Nell awakens in a hospital bed after a car crash only to find her husband, Xander Pascalis, there to greet her. After rejecting her on their first night together, the two have always lived apart. However, on this day, Nell sees nothing but anger on his face. "So, has your lover already tasted your forbidden fruit, when I've yet so much as laid eyes on it?".