Aleck Sanford had everything growing up, absolutely everything, except for the one thing he and his sister desired the most: the love of their parents. After many years of emotional neglect, Aleck never understood love or believed in it, his parents certainly didn't love them or even each other. How do you pick yourself up when everything around you falls apart? When the only person to love you has to leave? Everything changed when he met Charline Dane. Still affected by his past, Aleck doesn't understand or do relationships but he wants her. He just doesn't kw what to do about it. When Charline's past catches up with her Aleck is forced to make a decision: fight or flight? Will Aleck finally give into his feelings for Charline and save her before it's too late or will their pasts get in the way? Will they both be able to overcome history and start anew?