Lucina Bell was sure she and Ryuu Tatsuya have more than a connection the evening they meet at Eadlin's Christmas party. After all, in less than two hours, they went from arguing to kissing to the butler's pantry.
One-night stands aren't Lucina's style, but when Ryuu doesn't show the next day for their date at the Christmas arcade, she thinks that's all the previous night had been. Yet she can't convince her heart of that.
Ryuu hated walked away from Lucina without a word, but as a dragon prince with secrets he can't share, he knows their relationship is doomed. After seeing his clan leader find his forever mate, he wants that kind of perfect love for himself, and even though he wants Lucinda more than he wants to breathe, her scent didn't trigger the mating magic in him.
When they meet again at Eadlin and Drayce's wedding, one glance stirs the smoldering passions between them. It's all fun and games until Ryuu's shocking secrets are revealed. When a ritual challenge is issued, the pre-wedding house party erupts into violence. Will learning the truth about her lover send Lucina flying out of his arms, or will she take Ryuu's dare and play with her dragon forever?