Juniper isn't the innocent female Faro expected. The child he'd thought he'd be looking after turns out to be a stunning female. He tries to remember she's one that he can't touch. He's her protector, the words drilled into him even if he is drawn to her.
Juniper is deliberately playing Faro despite the fact she wants to get him into bed. But she is intent on discovering who killed her father. Pretending she works at a refuge her deceit is blown when Faro finds her pole dancing. He's furious, despite the fact she explains its to gain information. He's also angry at his reaction because as a commitment phobic he shouldn't care. However he lusts after her, unable to stop his body urges.
Too late the clock has ticked on and he's about to run out of time. Are his dreams about to explode because of his stubbornness?