After a harrowing brush with death, Emery and Belaflore begin to recover from the challenge. During weeks of healing Emery and Asher grow closer, declaring their love to each other. Only Ty, refuses to give up on Emery, he takes every chance he can get to corner her and try to persuade her to be his.
There is only one solution that can keep Ty away for good, a bond so strong that no one can break. Except when Asher and Emery commit to each other it sends Ty over the edge, pushing him to take desperate action. Warning Emery that she will be his if not by choice then by force.