Will Morrison is almost ready to give birth. He is happily in love with his mate, the alpha Lion Leon Black. Former high school sweethearts, turned enemies, turned lovers and mates, Will is eager to begin his happily ever after. When his abusive father dies, and Will feels forced to go pay respects to the man who nearly killed him, the stress is nearly too much. Leon wants to protect his mate. The problem is the physical danger has passed. There is no bad guy he can use his alpha strength on to beat up and get revenge for the way Will was treated. The man who hurt him is dead, but Leon can see Will's family still hurting him by pretending it never happened. This makes the lion inside him angry. When one human says the wrong thing, Leon might have trouble keeping his hands to himself. This throws Will into premature labor, and then it's time to panic.