Aubrey Simmons lived by a certain philosophy engrained in her head: expect nothing and avoid disappointment. Due to a series of unfortunate events in Aubrey's past, she puts up a barrier to conceal herself from everyone around her. Aubrey is determined to forget everyone and everything in her past and focus on her growing journalism career. Niall Horan never thought he'd see the day he'd ever smile again. Going through one of the roughest times of his life, he chose to close himself off from everyone. All he had to do was put on an act for his band mates and the rest of the world. Easiest task ever, or so he thought. Often times life throws curve balls at us, despite the ball's speed the ball needs to be caught. Aubrey and Niall never thought how big of an impact their curve ball could have on them. Join Aubrey and Niall as they embark on a journey filled with tears, joy, betryal, and most importantly love.