Mia works two part-time jobs and maintains a straight A average in high school. Her spare time is spent caring for her brothers and sisters during her mother's illness. The last thing she needs is the sleazy, 23 year old, warehouse worker, Paul hitting on her. Jake was more Mia's speed. He was handsome, 16, athletic and had a kind heart. When Jake stood up to Paul in her defense, Mia's heart skipped a beat. Little did she know Jake's bold protective stance set in motion a series of events that would place both of their lives in danger. Jake never ran from a fight. He also never started one. When a jealous rival sends him to the hospital, he questions his choices. Suddenly he finds himself in the center of chaos. When people begin to die all around him Jake realizes sometimes you can't walk away from a fight. Sometimes you have to stand and fight to survive.