Gabriel Fairchild has earned the title of "hero" to add to his title of Earl. After he is wounded in action aboard the "Victory". He has now returned home blind, and heartsore since the one woman he thought he would love forever has turned her back on him and his wounds. He's blind in more then just one way.
Samantha Wickersham arrives to take up the duty of nurse to the wounded but handsome soldier. It soon becomes apperent that he is hurt in more then one way. She vows that she will not give up on Gabriel and will do all that she can to bring light back into his dark life no matter what the cost.