A Dying Breed is about a 10 year old young man named DeShaun Henry. He is a talented artist, which allows him to escape mentally, but he is deeply affected by family and friends who deal drugs. He also gets caught up in the violence that is an integral part of gang life. As soon as he thinks he has made it past one trap, he gets caught again. DeShaun is in a constant battle between his dreams and the reality that surrounds him.