Surprisingly, one of the young guides in the hunt, Aerik Rodan, shares some of Rhan’s ideas. As the journey brings their minds closer, it also ignites the passion between them. But any thoughts of happiness are threatened as the hunt for one heretic soon leads them to the source of the heresy and a truth about their world that could bring chaos and war upon them all.
Rescuing James Ayala isn’t going to be easy: he’s crawling with tracking nanos and has a cybernetic brain implant that’s granted him psychic power he isn’t sure how to control. That’s the good news. The bad? The implant is compromising James’s mental stability.
So they’re on the run, avoiding surveillance by AI aircraft and hiding from enemy militia. Then James confesses he tormented Matt in high school because James wanted him. Matt can’t resist the temptation James offers, but he wants so much more than sex, assuming they ever make it home alive. Is James really a good bet when he’s got a ticking time bomb in his brain and there’s the question of how much he’s actually changed?
Storm Varek, the leader of a clandestine resistance group doesn't intend to watch as his people are slaughtered by their mortal enemy. Storm suspects that the United World Defense League doesn't care about Sanctum's inhabitants.
When Connor and Storm meet, there is no misunderstanding about where they stand. They don't trust each other. The last thing they should do is become lovers but the heat between them is burning out of control.
To keep himself from temptation, he started practicing all of his free time and steered clear of certain areas of the base at night. All of his distractions are useless though, when John finds himself paired up with an older First Class. The two men are strapped together for parachuting practice and the long walk back turns out to be too much for the newly-awakened man.
Will John give in to the new temptation and what will it mean for his career?