Maxim Reznik is the alpha king of a land ravaged by war from without and traitors from within. The barrier that keeps his shifters safe from attacking humans is on the brink of collapse, and the only one who can save his kingdom is the wolf who betrayed Maxim years before - his omega and ex-lover - Sasha Volkav. When Sasha severed their mate bond, Maxim never thought he'd see the omega wolf again. Now Maxim has a wife, a kingdom and a mess of responsibilities, but Sasha needs Maxim's help. While Sasha ignites old passions Maxim swore died years ago, trusting the omega is a different matter entirely. Sasha might be an omega, but he's not weak by any means. A curse grants him unimaginable powers that come at a high price - they're slowly killing him. If Sasha breaks the curse he can save Maxim's kingdom and his own life. The only problem is he needs his ex-mate's help to do so, and Maxim isn't the same alpha Sasha remembers. Years of betrayal have hardened Maxim's heart, and if Sasha can't gain Maxim's forgiveness all is lost. Lust sizzles between Sasha and Maxim, but can they repair their severed bond and fall in love again before it's too late? Contains graphic gay sex and violence.