|About the Book|
Christian Martinowski, top-notch football prospect, has his dream come true when the University of Michigan asks him to be their starting quarterback, only to have that dream thrown away when he gets caught having drunk sex with a minor. AlthoughMoreChristian Martinowski, top-notch football prospect, has his dream come true when the University of Michigan asks him to be their starting quarterback, only to have that dream thrown away when he gets caught having drunk sex with a minor. Although Christian only gets away with a slap on the wrist, thanks to his cocky and overzealous lawyer, he has to deal with the fact that he threw his best friend under the bus. His life in shambles, Christian leaves San Fransisco and travels to Ann Arbor where he finds some unlikely friends in Ted and Mr. Texas- a smart ass kid from Detroit with a handicap and the schools intimidating athletic director, respectively. He also falls for Kylie, a mysterious girl that rejects Christians advances only to come rushing back to him a few hours later. Kylie is the gateway into the fantastical war that occurs in the shadows of the night between the Valkyrie, like Kylie, and their bastard children, the Harpies. Kylie takes Christian to Valeria, the home of the Valkyrie, and introduces him to an assortment of other fantastical Valkyrie. One of the women is Helen, former Queen of Sparta and Princess of Troy. When word of Christians lineage spreads around Valeria, Helen forces him to have sex with her so that shell be able to bear child. This causes a great rift to form between him and Kylie. She doesnt know how to cope with the situation so she takes him back to Ann Arbor and cuts all ties. Utterly heartbroken, Christian quickly and unexpectedly finds a replacement for Kylie in the form of Victoria. Where Kylie was dark-haired, mysterious, and fantastical- Victoria is blonde, ambitious, and, most importantly, human -or- so he thinks. Christian spends the majority of his time with Victoria and, while they are attracted to each other physically, hes attracted to so much more than just her body. He falls in love with her. Even after she reveals that shes actually a Harpy, his love for her doesnt falter in the slightest. When the Valkyrie come in need of his aid, he turns them down until Kylie approaches him and admits that shes pregnant with his child. Shocked, he agrees to help the Valkyrie face the first of four Furies. This action pushes Victoria away and leaves her heartbroken and seeking revenge. Till book 2.