Twelve elves left the North Pole to be free of all things Christmas and have been living together for decades. All this time they have gone without their mates, but when the first of the twelve finds his, the others have hope of being united with theirs.
Why hates Christmas songs for their unyielding cheerfulness, but he wants to do everything to make his mate happy while the two grow closer. As these lovers realize their feelings, an unexpected occurrence threatens to tear them apart.
Daran Sullivan is a struggling lawyer with a mentally abusive boss. Outside the workplace, he starts spending time with Why and discovers the satisfaction such a close connection with another brings after having been a loner.
Will Why have the opportunity to spend the rest of his life with Daran, or will the appearance of a sinister foe destroy their bond just as it’s beginning?