[previously called the Heart of an Alpha] After a devastating war that took the lives of many wolves, Christian, the soon-to-be Alpha, and his mother were taken hostage and tortured for months behind enemy lines. His mother didn't survive. After a year and knowing nothing but cold hatred and trauma so poignant, Eliana stumbles into his life breaking down every single wall he built to keep everyone out. But he's dangerous inside, the heir to an Alpha title and there are those who would very much like to harm him and those around him. Will Christian be strong enough to let her go to keep her safe?