Emily Marchand is on the beach at Hong Kong’s Lantau Island. She just broke up with her boyfriend, she’s totally fed up, and she’s ready to take the next flight home to Los Angeles. Suddenly a handsome and very charming Frenchman named Gabriel DuBois appears and asks Emily for help with his English. Things get spicy right away when it becomes clear to Emily that Gabriel is asking mainly about the language of sex. Flirtatious word play quickly turns into intense mutual attraction which evolves into lustful and steamy love. But will they be able to enjoy their growing tenderness toward each other when they attract the attention of underworld triad gangsters with connections to Emily’s ex-boyfriend?