Penelope Padget killed her twin brother. Their suicide pact was the result of years of pain and anxiety and now she must face life without her closest confidant. Now she has to try to overcome her addictions to drugs, alcohol and self-mutilation while struggling through her final year of high school in her small town. Things get more complicated when Penelope begins to have feelings for a new teacher, Eric Samuels, a former rock star and the head of the straight edge movement. He's all wrong for her, but she just can't help herself, even when her old friend, Tommy Finn comes back into her life.
Penelope is faced with one challenge after another while she fights against her former demons. She's going to have to make it through a lot of hardships and make some impossible decisions if she's going to come back from the edge.