All his life, Rand TAsh has looked forward to meeting his HeartMate, with whom he could begin a family. Once a street tough, now a respected nobleman and artisan, he has crafted the perfect HeartGift, which, in the custom of the psychically gifted population of the planet Celta, is the way a man findsand attractshis wife
Danith Mallow is irresistibly drawn to the magnificent necklace on display in TAshs shop, but she is wary of its creator, despite an overpowering attraction. In a world where everyone is defined by their psychic ability, Danith has little, placing her at the opposite end of the social spectrum from TAsh. But TAsh refuses to accept her rejection and sees it as a challenge instead. They are HeartMates, but can TAsh persuade his beloved to accept her destiny by his side?