In the story innocent eyes, the young character Annie Spear is somewhat of an outsider. Often feeling alone and out of place she finds herself feeling guilty, and even more so after her parents die in a tragic car accident. To which she believes is all her fault. As Annie and her brother Alex try and hold themselves together, it seems that the more they try to hold on, the faster they fall apart. Annie then begins to be in denial for her parents' death, just as a new student arrives at Cain High school. With tensions rising and suspistions growing, Annie has yet to discover the real meaning of who she is and was born to be. As promises are kept and secrets are unraveled, the power that lies within us all will be the only thing holding them together.