As the anniversary of his lover (and Dom's) death approaches, Avery Miller decides to take a friend's advice and rejoin the land of the living and invites his seasonal neighbor over for dinner. Avery isn't looking to replace Riley but there's nothing wrong with acquiring another friend - right? What could possibly go wrong?Tennyson Pitt wants nothing more than the solitude his cabin in the Adirondacks provides for writing his romance novels. His best laid plans go awry when he notices his neighbor. After their friendly dinner, sparks fly between him and Avery. However, Tennyson also realizes he can't be what Avery needs. The D/s scene is not for him.At least until freak accident forces them together. With some help from unseen forces, and a little bit of 'getting to know each other', can Tennyson and Avery compromise enough to let those sparks ignite?