LILA is a young woman struggling to navigate the world of work and dating after college. After securing an internship at her dream job, she finally feels like things are on the right path. That is, until her life is turned upside-down when her best friend Becca is sexually assaulted. This event sets Lila on a path to create change in a justice system that failed Becca. However, helping Becca overcome her attack might be more than Lila can handle.
LUCAS is a young man working at a job he hates just to get by. He does not feel at home in his own body and struggles intensely with his sexuality. His best friend Jake is the one person he feels comfortable around, but even this is made more complicated when he realizes his growing feelings for Jake. As his depression increases, it becomes unclear if Lucas will survive.
When the two finally meet, both are ready to give up. It is only through accepting each other that they have the chance to save themselves.
TRIGGER WARNING: This book deals with issues of consent, sexual assault, LGBT bullying, and suicide. Read with caution.