Ariana Rivers: a 17 year old who has been to 9 schools and has endured more than most her age. She has walls put up, walls that will protect her from being sad, angry, or upset when she loses people. Ariana's mom has forced a life on her that she can't do anything about. Yet. With her 18th birthday approaching, Ariana has plans to make her own life, the way she wants it; but will she be able to do it alone? Or will she finally let someone in?