Only in a lost and struggling world as hope seemed dim and a young womanas future seemed lost could a man who returned home from a war with his own darkened life be more than a war hero. Bayleigh Killian, with her life filled with disappointment and heartache, battles leukemia with no hope of survival. Having very few people in her life to comfort her, her fears of being hurt and hurting others have forced her to shut herself off from the world. Staff Sergeant Lucas Rietchen Trenton returned home from a war with no hope of love in his life. His brotheras selfish act to avoid spending time with him lands Lucas in an unfamiliar territory when introduced into an unexpected situation. Can disappointment and hopelessness be reversed? Will Bayleigh give hope back to Rietchenas shattered heart? Can a war veteran become a dying womanas hero?