Alesia first met Mr. Hale at the age of ten. Her first impression was that he was intimidating. A man that she wanted nothing to do with. So she tries to avoid him, even as she grows up around him, becoming a permanent figure in his life, she keeps her distance. Until something changes. With age comes new discoveries. A new understanding to things that were but mysteries before. Perhaps this is true for Alesia as well as she takes in this man's world and discovers his secrets.