After a tragic accident that leaves young Lucas Donovan mute, he has to find a way to cope with his new life, while becoming Alpha at the same time. He never wanted to be Alpha. He was never supposed to be. But when his parents and older brother die when he is only fourteen years old, the Cipher pack is passed to him. As the years go on and frustrations rise, Lucas Donovan's only chance at maintaining the pack he never wanted, is to find his mate.
Mae Matthews is loved by everyone around her. She is spoiled and cherished. She knows of her parents story. She's heard of the horror her family had to go through by an evil man named Castor. But that never dulled the light inside of her. Mae always saw the world in a different perspective. She always saw the good, rather than the bad. But when Lucas Donovan, the tragic man himself, claims to be her mate, she struggles to find the good in the situation.