Alexander S. Ryker—Alex—wants to become a hero, but after he's expelled from the Mars Police Academy, becoming a hero seems more like an unattainable delusion rather than a goal to strive for. Gabrielle Angelise is an alien on the run. While Alex doesn't know why she's on the run, that hardly matters for a wannabe hero. She's cute, and she's in trouble. Those are as good a reason as any to protect her from any and all extra-galactic dangers—too bad Gabrielle has a big secret of her own, one that could—and likely will—alter the course of Alex's life. What's a guy living with an extremely hot alien bomb shell to do?!