I recommend as awesome! Seven years after a bitter breakup, the hero takes advantage of the first opportunity to get the object of his obsession under his command. The heroine, broken and rebuilt, jumps at the chance to go under his 2nd in command instead. Who happens to switch “command” with his superior. Yeah, she’s screwed. That part doesn’t bother her…losing her heart again…that’s not happening without a battle.
He heard Ash speak to Sera. “You play with fire, beautiful. Do you know what you look like there? Makes me crazy.”
“I’m just doing my job.” She’d even managed to inject a bit of sarcasm into her thoughts, and it made Brandt laugh.
Music that the pre-story reminded me of: