Dean Elliot is an 18-year-old teenager helping his parents at the Elliot family restaurant in Bell Bukler, in the US. An intelligent boy who has a medium age disorder, but who is very devoted to his studies, but his life changes when his father is murdered by moneylenders, and that has deeply shaken his psychological. And to make matters worse, he finds out that his father was hiding a secret: he was a gambling addict and used to hide the bar money for his gambling that he always lost and that motivated the bar debt even stole his son's allowance. The situation worsens when he borrowed $ 100,000 from a mighty loan shark Morgan Russell to pay for the restaurant's debts and so resulted in his death. And now Morgan has given Dean 13 hours to get the money, otherwise he dies. And since he can't get the money since he and his mother lost the bar to Morgan, he decides to run away with his mother far away and for that, he has the help of the police officer Damion who was a friend of his father who lent him the money and they left for California and his mother gets a job as a waitress at Cafe Monet. While Dean while enrolling at Liberty School and trying to fit in with the young people, but is ignored and to make matters worse suffers at the hands of perverts questioning his sexuality and lived mocking him made him sunbathe in a library where he finds in a book a Hannah's poem and unraveling the mystery will make him approach Clay and his pack.