This is about a teenage boy name Barret who moves to a new town with his mother after his father dies. He quickly makes enemies at his new school and become a social outcast due to his reactions. He is very overwhelmed by his father's death and trying to adapt to the surroundings in the small town. Barret meets another new student at the school named Ryan that is also being bullied. They quickly become best friends and spend much of their time together. His new friend has radical views and as they grow apart the popular group at the school welcomes Ryan back into their social group.