While trying to establish a rapport with her to-be husband, Leah - a recently returned military officer - has to manage her developing affection for the young and innocent Ezra, else fall into a never ending spiral of guilt and sorrow.
Despite not being officially engaged, Leah begins to experience a deep guilt towards her growing love for Ezra, who remains unaware of the weight he is putting on her shoulders. Leah is eventually torn between love and duty, while Ezra is torn between letting go and holding on, even if it will destroy them both.
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- About 197 pages