Leah Roberts is thrilled to find out that her mate is the very sexy Alex Snider also the alpha of her pack. But Alex has other plans, he doesn't want a mate and rejects Leah as his mate. No longer, able to stand the pull towards Alex and the hurt of his rejection,leah decides that enough is enough and leaves Alex's pack for good. Alex meanwhile has other reasons why he doesn't want a mate and is finding himself weaker and weaker against the pull of his mate. When he finds Leah gone and knows it's all to do with him, he sinks in guilt and despair.