Samuel Elijah Lane: beautiful dark eyes feeled with fear, hope , and uncertainity. The only touch he knows is one of anger of hate and one of pain. His dark skin is marked with scars of being beaten. But those are only surface scars, his scars run much deeper than that. Damien Paul Reice: a sweet caring boy with eyes bluer than a clear sky and a smile than will make you believe everything will be ok. His father is a hard man, who believes is discipline in more ways than one. Especially when he drinks. When Damien's father comes home from a slave auction with Samuel, Damien instantly feels something. Somethimg hes never experienced before. But Samuel is very distrusting and timid, and wants nothing more than to be left alone. What will happen when Damien starts to slowly earn Samuels trust and a friendship, bond, and a forbidden love start to form? a love so forbidden that can it have a happily ever after?