Joshua Bradley is a mute. His whole entire life he hasn't spoke or else his father would hurt him.
Then Joshua turned four and his dad got drunk and his dad and mom got into a car accident. Josh's mom ended up dying and his dad went to jail. Putting him and his sisters in foster care.
Then there is Simon Minter. Simon had the same situation as Josh. They were both in foster care. Simon and his brother Nick had lost their parents in a horrible car crash, the car crash in which Josh's father had caused. His killing both Simon's parents.
What happens when they meet at university? What happens when Simon starts to teach Josh how to speak and ends up falling for him? But what happens when Josh finally tells Simon who his father is? Will Simon ever look at Josh the same?