Ben Brahms shed his glasses, gangly body, and a life long pact to attend an Ivy League college with his best friend the day the world took on a sinister hue. With his outward appearance matching his new career as a Navy SEAL, Ben is saving the world...literally, at the expense of everything he gave up. A whole life. Her.Harper Rosehall honors the pact. She takes on, and then dominates college on the opposite coast. Always the geek, and always behind socially-especially with men, she blossoms. With her moral compass guiding her, she finds herself drawn back to San Diego and all she left behind. Him. With memories from their pasts haunting every interaction and decision in their present-and future, their timing never seems to be quite right. A marriage.A baby.Nothing. Some friendships last the test of time, can Ben and Harper's stand the tests of life? Life doesn't care what you love, it takes it away anyways.