After her time in the military, psychiatrist Brooke Adams want to focus on helping civilians. However, she agrees to meet with former soldier Asher James, who is suffering from post-war nightmares. When Asher arrives at Brooke's office, she isn't there -- but a dead body is. Brooke is devastated when she walks in, and Asher comforts her. Now she's worried about her unprofessional reaction, and he's not sure about sharing his fears with such a beautiful woman. But when it becomes clear that Brooke was the real target of the attack -- and that her secrets go even deeper than his own -- Asher vows to protect her no matter what.