Nina Harris' life wasn't going so hot for her. Her love life stunk, her career if you could call it that was going nowhere. The only solace she had was her karate training. But after one of her karate classes, Nina gets abducted and taken to the planet of Malka. After spending the whole trip to Malka defending herself from a large barbarian warrior, Nina wanted nothing more than to speak to these barbarians leader and demand they return her to Earth. Demos saw Nina walking off the Rundal ship in chains and Rai, her would be protector covered in bruises. Never had he seen a female so brave, so able to defend herself before. He instantly is attracted to her. It is more than her beauty that captivates him, it is her spirit. He challenges Rai to become Nina's protector and wins. Her reluctance to accept him confuses but intrigues him. Nina must adjust to the male dominated world of Malka without losing who she is. Demos both infuriates and excites her, and shows her an unconditional love she has never felt before. Will they be able to overcome the many obstacles that stand in the way of their happiness? Or are they too different?