It was a case of the right person at the absolute worst time – so he found a way to make time.
Kiara and Selwyn's first encounter is dramatic, and their attraction instantaneous. But Kiara has commitments, dreams, and plans – and Selwyn doesn't fit into any of it.
But he's not willing to give up on the chance at love, so he plans a second encounter just as dramatic. When Kiara returns from scientific research in Antarctica, he kidnaps her – with her startled agreement.
Maybe all they need for a chance at real love is a break from real life.