The story reflects around a girl named Stephanie Wilcox and Lindsey George, which met at the age 7 years old. They come from different backgrounds, but they are one in the same. They immediately hit it off and become best friends. As the years pass their friendship consist of him defending her from boys, and she seeing to it that he does not follow in the footsteps of the other males in his life. But when tragedy hit's him at 16 yeard old and his father passes. Lindsey lashes out and channel's his anger to the streets by misbehaving and selling drugs for kinpin named "Powder" which leads to more trouble when he owes Powder money. Stephanie does not like the path Lindsey is on and their friendship becomes strained and eventually broken. Before things get better they get worse for Lindsey and he gets sent to prison right before graduation.