Fourteen-year old Andy is the janitors son, and an outcast. Its rumored that formerly popular Blake, who has become a loner since his dads death, has a gun hidden in his locker, and beautiful, unattainable Becky Ann wants to see it. In order to impress her, Andy steals the keys from his dad and opens up Blakes locker, but the gun isnt there. A friendship develops between the two loners, and Blake shares most of his secrets with Andy, including the gun. But theres one secret that worries Andy more than anything-the date circled on Blakes calendar. Does Blake have something planned? Something that Andy can prevent?