Growing tired of the abusive relationship that she's been dealing with for the past year and a half, River hatches a plan to escape. There's only one issue; she's dealing with one of the most powerful and ruthless men in all of New York. Every corner she turns and every block she walks, Tristian Thompson will get notice of it. River starts to give up after being caught a total of three times just as Hassan Alí Banks walks into her crumbling world.
Graduating Summa Cum Laude, Hassan Alí Banks is offered the job of his dreams. Climbing his way to the top step by step, he runs into a few hardships. Debt, a dying mother, greedy family members, and a cheating fiance to be exact. Hassan starts thinking about giving up on life just as the troubled River Island rushed into his struggling life.
When these two desperate souls cross paths will they be able to lift one another in their time of need or will they just be another burden to each other?