Navy JAG corps attorneys Todd Hammond and Abigail Gibbons have built a solid friendship over the years. When Abbie is sent on Temporary Duty to Iraq, Todd's coworkers are counting the days until she returns to settle his surly attitude. But no one is safe in a war zone. Trapped in a fiery ambush, Abby is severely wounded. It will take all of her strength to heal. Todd has already suffered through this with another friend, he is not about to let Abby struggle through her recovery alone. Despite her battered body, she resists his efforts to be there for her. As days turn to weeks, Abby and Todd realize that there is more to their friendship than they realized. What happens when the Rules of Engagement change and two friends discover that love has been there all along?