Book #2 Two years later since the Avengers assembled in New York. Lauren and Steve were instantly partnered up and have been sent on numerous missions together along with the company of Romanoff and Barton. They're hiding something from each other-- their feelings. Lauren wants to tell him, but her past complicates things for her. When a cold, calculated assassin kills Director Fury and HYDRA comes out of the shadows into the light... chaos will arise.