It's tough being gay and growing up in a homophobic world. It's even harder when you're a member of the US Army. The 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy forces Ryan to live a lie every day of his life. Wesley is Ryan's incredibly gorgeous, straighter-than-straight Commanding Officer. Wesley and Ryan grow closer whilst serving together in Afghanistan. Closer than is allowed, and closer than Wesley could ever have anticipated. When it comes down to it, what's more important? Love, or the job you love?