Since 15, Emily has been forced to sleep with various men, to feed her mum and step dads drug habits and alcoholic ways. Used and alone. Lost and confused. She has no one. She has no clue what love is or how it feels. Until a couple of years down the line, when a new boy shows up at college and insists on being a part of her life. Refusing to turn his back on her and determined to show her she has everything to live for. But Matty's life isn't plain sailing. He's fighting his own battles to survive. Literally.