Lia Henricksen, an adoptee who feels like an outsider wherever she goes, escapes her controlling family's grip just to return and find them murdered. Under fire by unknown assailants, she chooses the ultimate reprieve–death–but her efforts are thwarted by a mysterious man.
Lia wakes up chained to a bed in an unfamiliar place with an enigmatic man standing over her. Ivan Yelka.
Are the chains and locked doors really for her own protection? Can Ivan be trusted?