Wounded on the battlefield and left for dead, James awakens 3 days later to find that his life is changed forever.
Now a vampire, he finds that he can exist only at night and must drink blood to survive. For 5 centuries, he wanders alone until he meets Vanessa. Ten years of happiness follows until one day, James finds that Vanessa has betrayed him by breaking the very code he lives by. Heart broken and shattered, he leaves her. She vows that he shall be with no other woman but her. Are her threats true? Must he live forever alone and afraid to love again?