Smoking hot slashfic that combines suspense and eroticism. The scenes between Luca and Ryder are raw and urgent with a nice twist on D/s with a power bottom and his hulking sub. Add in the age differential and this is a fun read.Luca is a force of nature. Amazing to watch, sometimes terrifying, and awe-inspiring. Ryder, the man paid to protect him is the epitome of professional and dedicated showing no cracks until he meets one who makes him feel things again. The significant issues are woven into the story and add both a quiet desperation and hope at the same time.