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Chevalier has never been told no. For thousands of years he’s sat on the Equites Council, ruling body of his heku faction, and for thousands of years his every order has been followed immediately and without question, until now.

One of the most important rules of the heku, is that no one is to feed from unwilling donors. Following a tip that a young mortal woman is being brutally attacked by his own kind, he seeks her out and immediately begins to experience unnatural feelings for the woman.

Emily, a beautiful rancher from Montana, has spent her entire life being violently attacked by beings she assumed were vampires. It isn’t until she meets Chevalier that she learns of her startling family history, a history that immediately throws her into the volatile world of the heku.

In a bid to protect her, Chevalier moves Emily into his isolated coven, which marks her as a prime target for the Valle and the Encala, enemy factions of the heku. Emily fights to fit into the militaristic world of the heku as her head-strong personality and independent ways turn their perfectly balanced world on end. She immediately befriends Kyle, a heku from Chevalier’s coven, and together they find Emily a niche among the immortal.

Emily’s violent past interferes with Chevalier’s plans, and he must first undo what her abusive ex-husband did before he can convince her how much he cares about her, and how much she’s worth to his faction. Chevalier’s growing feelings for Emily are unnatural to his kind, and must be hidden from the rest of the Equites Faction if he’s to remain a formidable part of their Council.

His jealous tendencies rage as Emily gets closer to Kyle, and both heku struggle to make her realize how important she is to the faction and how endangered she now is.

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  • Heku episode 01 provides the first glimpse into the world of the heku, a species older than even humans. The blood-drinking species is militaristic in nature and highly volatile. Chevalier, Chief Enforcer for his heku faction, is sent on a mission to discover why a mortal woman is being victimized by his own species. One of the strict rules of the heku is not to feed from unwilling donors, and it's Chevalier's job to enforce those laws. Emily, a rancher from Montana, has spent her entire life fighting off what she believed to be vicious vampire attacks. She runs the ranch with her abusive husband Keith, and her invalid father. When Chevalier arrives to investigate reports of the heku attacks on the ranch, he finds an unnatural and unprecedented attraction to Emily, something completely unknown to his kind.

  • Chevalier gives a report of his findings to the Council, who agree to let him continue studying Emily. He is reminded of the Winchester story and finds it too coincidental. After an accidental encounter with Emily, Chevalier finds out the startling truth about her heritage. Another heku confronts Chevalier and he learns even more of her family’s shocking past. Following a horrifying accident, Chevalier finds himself taking care of Emily and having to make a hard decision that could bring her into his world.

  • Chevalier whisks Emily off to a remote house in Colorado to recover. Once she’s well enough to get around, he decides to begin the long process by learning as much as he can about what she’s been told of her history. He discovers that many things have been kept from her, things that would help her understand what she’s capable of. He also starts to introduce her to the heku species. Chevalier learns that Ulrich is actively seeking Emily, and tension grows as she begins to retaliate for what she considers a hostage situation. He discovers how dangerous her abilities can be and starts to wonder if he's putting both of their lives at risk needlessly.

  • Using powers only available to a Chief Enforcer, Chevalier revives a heku that Emily once turned to ash. He plans on using this heku to show Emily how to control her abilities. He begins the arduous task of getting Emily to understand what she’s done to heku in her past and what she’s capable of. Emily takes the news hard, and shuts down as she sifts through years of lies and tries to find the truth. When she’s finally introduced to the heku Chevalier revived, things begin to slowly fall into place.

  • As tensions grow in the mansion, Chevalier starts to think that Emily won’t be able to control her abilities. After putting his conscience aside and doing something against his nature, Emily comes to a realization and understands how to somewhat control the ability to turn a heku to ash. The truth of the training finally comes out, and Emily is left with resentful feelings. What she thought was a kind heku trying to help her control her abilities, is really a heku bent on her joining his coven and moving into the explosive world of the immortal.

  • Chevalier and Emily make it to Island Coven amid fears from Emily that it greatly resembles a prison. Once settled in, Chevalier is immediately called away and Emily has to endure her first evening alone in his castle. When he returns, a small argument ends the night. The next morning, Emily threatens to leave, but finally relents to stay until Chevalier returns from yet another meeting, this one involving Ulrich and his Elders.

  • Left alone while Chevalier attends another meeting, Emily befriends Kyle, but learns the hard way that some of Chevalier’s coven isn’t ready for her arrival. A small injury infuriates Chevalier, along with her growing friendship with another heku.

  • During a heku’s trial, Emily sees firsthand how brutally violent Chevalier can be. He spends alone time in his office while he tries to decide why he’s feeling what he is for Emily, and why he would seduce one as young as she is. Kyle fights to keep Emily on the island when she tries to leave.

  • After battling an illness, Chevalier and Emily come to an understanding about her protection on the island, and Kyle is brought in as her personal guard.

  • Emily has her first terrifying encounter with some of Chevalier's heku enemies, the Encala. She is shocked when Chevalier makes her an offer, and when she goes to Kyle, his true feelings come to the front.

  • Emily discovers a deception by Chevalier during their bonding, and decides to leave the island for good. Kyle follows her, but ends up in a fight with 3 other heku. The Elders call and insist on a meeting with Chevalier and Emily.

  • During the visit with the Equites Elders, more of Emily's past comes out and causes Chevailer to wonder how much about her he doesn't know.

  • Chevalier and Kyle finally see what happens when Emily gets angry enough to lose control. She starts to fight against the ways of the coven and Chevalier tries to convince her that their ways are necessary when you have thousands of violent creatures living together.

  • Emily and Chevailer finally get some much needed alone time. It's suspected that the Valle have infiltrated the coven, and an attack on Emily proves it.

  • Kyle and Travis give Emily a self-defense lesson. She goes down into the prison to talk to the Valle, Paul.

  • Finale Episode of Heku : Book 1 of the Heku Series. Chevalier and Kyle go to the Equites Elders about the Valle attack on Emily. While they are gone, Emily slips the heku guard and visits the mainland alone.

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