Every wolf is destined to have a mate, someone to love who will love them back and to cherish them and to give them a family. Ava has waited for the man she is destined to be with since well, birth. She wants the marriage, the love and she wants forever however one day she leaves her home after getting into a fight with her mother and soon finds herself in front of a hunter . . . . who is her mate. Go figure. Nicholas has been trained to kill werewolves since the death of his mother. He wandered off from his group when he stumbled upon Ava who he instantly knows is a Shifter. He goes to kill but something in her eyes stops him from doing so and he lets her go. Ava hopes to never see him again even though they are meant to be and one night, Nicholas returns, confused and full of wonder about the girl he should have killed.