Leslie Collins, an African-American bank officer, is forced to flee her hometown to escape a man who attempted to rape her. After three years in jail, he is seeking revenge. Leslie takes a job as a cook on the Saber, Estate for Jordan Saber, a successful, white university professor. Even though there is a powerful attraction, Leslie fights the relationship. In the midst of the danger facing Leslie, Jordan becomes overzealous in protecting her, forcing her to leave the estate and putting her in easy reach of the stalker. Can Jordan break through and save Leslie in time?