"Pain. It was the remedy to everything in my life." Emaline Garvey isn't your typical high school student. Due to her abusive father, she may seem happy and normal on the outside, but what happens on the inside that she tries to hide? Pain. Sorrow. Agony. Emaline has never gotten the feeling of pure freedom. Even with her overprotective brother, who is incredibly sexy, she still doesn't feel right. That is, until Thomas O'Neal comes along. As Linderbehn High School's hottest playboy to ever walk on its hallways, his heart isn't for anyone except Emaline. After an unintentional kiss between the two of them, Emaline considers the chance of the playboy's love, considering her hatred towards him. However, Emaline's brother, Malcolm, is known to be a sworn enemy of Thomas. As a result, Emaline is the middle of a twisted love dispute and a haunting nightmare. For that, Emaline must choose one side. But due to her father, she doesn't have a choice but to stay alone. Will Emaline Garvey ever have the freedom she desires? Or will she remain locked in her cage for the rest of her fragile life.