They were either placed or forced in a school in the rural part of the island when an unexpected friendship was forged between the three high school teens. poverty exacerbated the very existence of young Burch. He knew nothing more than a life in the dirt despite his well accomplished academic efforts to strive: life just continued to get worse. on the other hand, Amesha was economically stable, but she too struggled to make sense of what happened that night when the sound of glasses began to break and the tales of gossips had her distrusting her father. It was then, relying on her friends were her way out. Looking on at his friends, MJ finally realized that though his big city troubles sent him packing to live with his dad in Jamaica, things on the sunny vibrant island could be brutally cold inside out.