When Cassie's domineering father learns that she is pregnant, he declares her 'uncontrollable' and has her made a ward of the court. She is sent away to a girls' detention home and is unable even to say good-bye to her boyfriend and first love, Seth. Desperate, he sets out to rescue her, no matter what he has to do. In the meantime, she escapes from the facility and tries to find Seth.
Two 'lost' teens try to find a way back to each other, try to find a place for themselves in a hostile world.