Clarke Griffin had a hard life ever since she was a little girl. Her mother, Abby Griffin, left home when Clarke was only seven. When Abby left, she was leaving Clarke all alone with her father, Jake Griffin. At the time Jake was a loving, caring father. But, when Abby left, it seemed as if she took all of Jake's good qualities and happiness with her.
Now Clarke is eighteen, it has been eleven years since her mother left. Clarke now has and abusive, alcoholic father, who is unsafe for her to be around. When she takes action in escaping her father, she meets someone who may be able to help her, Bellamy Blake...A Bellamy Blake who is wanted by the police.
Bellamy Blake didn't get to choose the life he had. He was born into it, and was forced to make decisions that he didn't want to make. Now, he's wanted by the police, and he can't live the normal and happy life he always dreamed of. He must continue to move around, and lie about everything. From his name, to his job, to what he likes. Somewhere along the way of hiding, and pretending to be someone else, Bellamy lost himself. But, when he meets a young women in need of help, everything for the both of them changes.