I remember the sound of the empty gun shell hitting the floor after it was fired to kill my best friend. I remember the earth shattering moment as I looked into his eyes. I am nothing more than an empty shell now. Carrying nothing but pain ~ Genevieve thought Cale was her world, but when he showed up at her high school, drugged up and angry, he killed thirteen people and injured four others, then ran. Months later, she still blames herself for what happened. Running away to stay with her dad, she is afraid once more. Afraid to trust, afraid to love. Mr Gray will do anything to break her walls, he doesn't like how she is secretive, and wants to know what happened. Unable to read her, he is forced to get to know her. He is her teacher, but he can't help his feelings.But what if she falls in love again? Will the law stop them? But then again, what if Cale comes back?