Essence is a girl who recently turned seventeen. In her eyes , her world is falling apart. She lost both parents in the tragic 9/11 plane crash, she was then put in the system and brutally beaten by her first family. Then given to another man. He treated her like his own the first few months then the real him came out ... A junkie & drunk. What happens when the youngest drug lord ends up at Essence home for a late fee on money, her foster dad owes?