For as long as Lacey Robinson can remember, she's been hell-bent on getting herself and her younger brother as far away as possible from their verbally abusive mother.
When an admissions project from Lacey's out-of-state dream college comes along, she knows it's the ticket out she's been hungering after. After all, there's nothing that can't be fixed with a new environment and miles between Lacey and a less-than-ideal home life.
As Lacey sets out to create a masterpiece, life interrupts, and hurdles suddenly begin sprouting up in her path. At every turn, Lacey is suddenly hit with the terrifying reality that running might not be the answer after all, and a budding relationship with fellow town-goer Noah Kennedy begins to unravel her once simple plan for escape.
It isn't long before a jarring life event forces Lacey to come face-to-face with an ultimatum: finally confront her inner demons head-on, or risk becoming like her mother-- the very person Lacey's spent her entire life wanting to flee from