Atalanta Evans. All-star track runner. Do-gooder. Farm-raised girl. Robert Pattinson. Disgraced professor. Brilliantly intimidating. Devastatingly handsome. When Atalanta gets placed in Professor Pattinson's class, she hears rumors of his dark demeanor from upperclassmen. He's temperamental, humorless, and harbors a mysterious past. Will his delusions cause her to fail? Or is he just what she needs to confront her own past on her journey to decide her future?