Seventeen-year-old Leda Keogh is present when her boyfriend, David, commits a hate crime. She tries to escape the consequences, by taking a summer job out of town. Jonathan Eales is one of the victims. He wants to fight back, but fears the small rural community, where he is an outsider, will protect their own. Two voices weave a coming-of-age story that confronts diversity and bullying in rural America.