In life, there is a beginning, middle, and an end. We never know what comes lurking behind closed doors. The people you grow up with are no longer the same. The person you call brother is not the person you looked up to. This emotionally charged crime drama novel will take you on twists and turns as it is the prequel to I Love You: The Cheyenne Thompson Chronicle. It takes a deep, dark twist in the life of her family prior to her and how they all learned to survive in a new world filled with hate and compromise. At the end, they all learn that family is an essential part of life. Or is it?