Diana Stafford has lost her job and is desperately looking for another. Sheridan is hiring, but not for the position that is advertised in the newspaper. He needs a mortal to bear his son and fulfill the prophecy of his people. The attraction between the two is immediate and overwhelming. A bargain is struck, and both believe they will be able to live with the deal. But the fire between them consumes them both and leaves them wondering what price they will pay in the end. Neither is willing to trust the other until they have everything to lose. But will it be too late?