Lord Maddox is the Lord of the Vampires. All his life, he has been known as bloodthirsty, cruel, cold, and most of all, unlovable. He believed those words that were said about him and kept it true. He was stone cold and everybody feared him, including his own men. But then, he meets his mate, the one who was to become his world and to love each other conditionally. But she happened to be half human and it was going to take a lot of persuading to get her to agree to willingly become his mate. But time is slowly running out. By each passing day, his thirst for his mate's blood grows and will he be able to control his thirst or will her decision come too late?