Kari Johnson is being raised in a group foster home. She likes to keep to herself, and rarely speaks to anyone. That is, until Jake Harper is brought in. They immediately strike up a friendship, becoming allies in times of trouble. Just when they think not everything is as bad as it would seem, it gets worse. Kari learns that her mother has three daughters, now living in the same group home as her. Knowing her mother has lost custody of her completely, Kari has come to her limit.