Previously entitled "This is for Life" In the world of business, there are 2 names that people talk about: Pierce and Dukes. Kennedy Pierce is the daughter of one of the two business tycoons, Richard Pierce. Killian Dukes is the son of the other, Giordano Dukes. Some would think they were enemies but, in reality, they're not. They are actually really close friends, so close that they decided to pair their own children off to an arranged marriage. Kennedy and Killian may have gotten off on the wrong foot when they first met. It was so wrong that it wasn't the only time they ended up arguing with each other. They began to hate each other. Killian was annoyed but, Kennedy? She liked it. She liked him. Unfortunately, Killian doesn't share the same sentiment.
After five years of distancing herself from the tragedy that fell upon her family, Aaliyah's past starts to collide with her present when she gets tasked to act as a tour guide to the new mysterious student, Jacob Anderson, who came from the one place that Aaliyah had been trying to avoid ever since the incident. All this time, she thought she could run away from it all and just start anew but, as Aaliyah finds herself getting closer to Jacob, the closer she gets to realizing that not everything is what it seems to be, and that being with him could mean going back to the past and facing it head on.