To atone for his crime against Master Nerrin Arrian, Kail has just spent the last year as the master's pet? complete with four legs, pointed ears, and a tail. With his term of service at an end, the master fulfills his part of the promise. He lifts the enchantment that turned Kail from human to canine. There's just one problem now. Kail's fallen in love, and he's resisting the final transformation from the bottom of his soul. He's determined to stay with Master Nerrin? even if it means keeping the puppy ears and tail for the rest of his life.