Phoebe Rivers has dreamed of becoming a Royal Guard since she was six. At the age of 21, her dreams come true. Her charge, the crown prince of the entire werewolf population has stumbled across his mate's scent. As he tries to hunt her down, he finds himself becoming strangely drawn to the woman who guard's him. Will the oncoming darkness threaten both of their dreams? And once the truth surfaces, will Phoebe be able to choose between the dream that has filled her entire life, or her mate, who longs for her?