Hugh Katriss, a boy of seventeen, transfers to Tuckston Academy, where everyone and everything is new to him. A mask covers his dark past. And he tries hard to cover it. As he finds a way to fit in, Sadie Collins, his classmate steps into his life and changes it completely. As a person tries to uncover the dark secret he tries so hard to hide, an unexpected protector comes to shield him. A modern-day Beauty and the Beast where love doesn't need to be seen, but felt.