Failure was an option for Ace, an ex-convict who is determined to succeed, in a new way of life back on the streets of Trenton, New Jersey. Ace attempt to enroll into Trenton Central High School but was rejected. He attempted to avoid a life of crime, and failed. He even failed to listen to the only girl who saved him from a drive-by shooting. But love and determination compels Fran'Sheila to convince Ace that the only way he was going to succeed in life, was by him being with her. After forming a strong bond with each other, a misunderstanding separates the two, having a detrimental effect on their love for each other.