Rage would do just about anything to get rid of the curse that he has been carrying for over a century. Mary is a special needs teacher and had to take time off to undergo chemotherapy. Just as the two of them meet she finds out that the cancer is back. Rage decides he doesn’t want to lose one minute with Mary and has her move in with him. Having this curse that reacts oddly to her is only part of the problem. By the time Mary’s health deteriorates Rage is willing to bargain with a diety in order to keep her alive.