Book one in the Portals Series A cat shifter from another world who has spent his entire life as a sex slave and an emotional battered male nurse, these two men couldn't be more different or more perfect for each other, if only the past will leave them alone long enough to have a future. Ethan is a wild, adventurous soul trapped in the life of a sex slave. For as long as he can remember he has been destined to be part of a harem dedicated to powering his master's spell casting. But Ethan has dreams. Dreams that won't be denied. When a mysterious gift allows him the opportunity to escape, he grabs hold of it with both hands. But the realities of a life of freedom are nothing like what he had envisioned. Soon he is confused, hungry and running for his life. Luck is with him, however, when he meets Michael Barnes. With the help of this warm, caring, emotionally bruised man, Ethan finally begins his journey to understanding the strange world and customs he has been thrust into and takes his first tentative steps to true freedom. But there are those that would take back everything Ethan has gained. People that would like nothing more than to drag him back to his life as a harem slave.