Judge Tom Brewer is a baby judge with the federal court. For over 20 years he’s lived in the closet; a life of solitude. After an experience in college he decided it was for the best.
U.S. Marshall Mike Lucciano is an out and proud gay man. After one of the worst days of his life he confides in Judge Brewer that him and his boyfriend broke up, which makes Tom rethink everything. Especially the ways he’s lived, or not lived, for the past 25 years and spring hope into his being.
Deciding to take baby steps, Mike takes Tom to the DC Pride March. They remain on the outskirts but Tom is fascinated at the acceptance.
Then, everything goes terribly wrong, when there is an assassination attempt on the Russian president and Mike and Tom see it happen.
From there Judge Brewer becomes assigned to the case of the suspected terrorists behind the plot and Mike doesn’t want to leave his side.
With the battle of Tom’s past, Mike his present, Russia readying for war; what does the future hold?