Pierce has been the Vice family’s main enforcer for over two decades. He’s known for his no nonsense ways. When he’s there to witness the questioning of a suspected police mole something doesn’t fit. Pierce saves the kid and takes him under his wing.
Miles is grateful for Pierce. Nobody has ever had his back before. He has nothing to his name and the only way he can think to re-pay Pierce is by sexual favors. At first Pierce thinks of it as a great way to get his rocks off, until Miles slowly starts filling the voids in Pierce.
Gavin is a young black kid growing up in Detroit. He has his whole life planned when he does what he considered a good deed, but was actually getting himself involved in a gang. Now he must join or face dire consequences. The leader of the gang is anti-gay and when he finds out that Gavin is gay he frames Gavin for murder.
So Gavin retaliates in kind.
This ensures that Gavin is given cellmates that are affiliated with the gang and they make Gavin’s life a living hell. Until Cato arrives when Gavin is at his lowest. Cato’s from the future and helps Gavin learn a lesson in decisions the hard way.