It’s been two years since Elle Harrison’s husband was murdered and now the second grade teacher is ready to move forward. She learns a former student, Ty Evans has been released from juvenile detention after killing his abusive father. Not long after Ty is released, Elle’s principle is murdered as a matter fact almost everyone who had some contact with tie in the past ends up dead. When the boys little brother Seth shows up in class bruised, Elle reports his condition to the authorities and Seth and his sister Katie are taken away from home. Tyseeks out his former teacher, the only adult he ever trusted looking for help, but when Elle herself is later assaulted under cover of darkness, she begins to wonder if the boy that she knew all those years ago has really become a killer.