Alex Cruz wants to escape hell she lives in. All her parents do is beat her and constantly tell her to kill herself but when she tries to end everything.... Nobody cares. A nurse brings her to her house to live till she turns 19. She becomes friends with her son Scott and his best friend Stiles. All she wants to do is end the pain and the horrible memories. But what happens when she meets Derek Hale? Will they be more than friends? The first thing he noticed about her was her eyes full of pain, he knew he had to protect her from the world. But Derek has a dangerous past that keeps catching up with him and soon to Alex. Will he be her reason to fight or will she be the one saving him?