Renzy is a 19 year old senior who has been held back a couple of years because of his selective mutism. He can’t remember the exact moment in time when decided to stop talking, he just hasn’t talked in years. This has made him an outcast, invisible to others, a loner.
Until he’s in a self help group, not that he needs it, but he’s addicted, and he meets Morning Moreau-Maddox. Even though Renzy’s gay he feels a deep connection to Morning.
Morning and Seven are siblings that have lived all over the world and after Morning was raped they find themselves in a backwater town in Missouri.
Seven at first does not approve of Renzy but Morning is adamant that he’s a good person and wants him in her life and Seven relents. Through some trial and error moments the three become good friends.
After some secrets are revealed in Renzy’s family and he demands answers the three embark on a road trip that is both enthralling and horrifying in all the truths that come out. The three of them grow up during their trip, form an unbreakable bond, and make decisions that will change the course of their future.
Theodore “Theo” is a 16 year old kid. He’s a little above average as he not only attends high school but also MIT. He plays hockey and has a boyfriend named Eddie.
The main thing that really makes Theo stand out amongst the other teens, yet nobody knows, is that he’s also an agent for a secret organization; like his parents. He works the tech aspect, safe in his room, nobody knows he exists.
Until his boyfriend is hurt, agents start to disappearing, implants become hijacked, and Theo’s father is missing. Now things get really personal.
How can a 16 year old kid help save the world while trying to be your average American boy?
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.
Jay Hall has lived his entire life trying to fit in. Of course he’s a jock, popular, has a cheerleader girlfriend, but that’s not what he wants. He wants to swap out the cheerleader for one Brighton Bello-Adler.
Brighton is an out and proud gay young man. So when Jay calls him and wants to meet up he’s rather skeptical on where this could be going.
After spending the day together, both letting down their walls and just being themselves, they find out there’s more to the other than meets the eye.
When Jay is more publicly outed than he’d prefer that’s when life takes a dive and Jay thinks about going back into the closetand living a lie.