Maya Hart won't talk to anyone. After the horrors she's seen, she's lived through, she won't even look directly at anyone. She now lives with her Aunt Katy in New York City. Despite Maya's silent protests, she is forced to go to school and meet new people. Although many try to get her to open up, she remains silent. Until, the most popular boy in school knocks her off her feet. Maya suddenly has a lot to say.