Teenaged Alex can admit to himself that his demise is a result of his own actions and he deserves what he has coming. But his life wasn't always this way. Once, he had a family and good friends. Once, he even had a girl he was crazy about. Nothing good lasts forever, and the values of life are expressed through this unique first-person narration.
Capturing the dark reality's of today's youth, Alex finds himself digging a much deeper hole into his regrets with a crowd of both friends and enemies. The story backtracks from the ending with him and his friends being a bloody mess running all night from something he blacked out from. Alex is trapped between two worlds, one of hatred and one with a purpose.
As the trilogy progresses he becomes powerful through respect of the others because they can see his potential. By losing everything one by one, he begins to feel numb and as if he has nothing to lose anymore.