Thomas Vega has traveled a twisting, perilous road from the deserts of the Middle East to the top of a lonely mountain on the outskirts of Tennessee. As a Special Forces soldier in the US Army, Tom helped save a lot of lives as an Army Ranger. But he paid a dear price.
Nightmares. Post traumatic stress. And the seeming inability to sustain a romantic relationship.
With his time in the service officially over, and his service dog, Bandit, as his only real companion, Thomas retreats from civilization and buys a small farm, hoping to at last find some peace in his life. On a chance trip into town for some basic supplies, Thomas encounters a scuffle and immediately goes into hero mode.
Thomas had intervened in many fights. But this one would change his life forever.