A young girl with a tragic past whose chance meeting and innocent flirtation lead to an unexpected romance. Becca wants Josh, an outcast because of the sins of his mother, who does not fit in because he's "too dark for some and too light for others". Determined to convince Josh that she is the one for him Becca's life suddenly turns upside down when she discovers she has cancer and Josh must go off to a war that claimed Becca's first love. As Becca struggles to win her fight for life, Josh returns from overseas battling demons that threaten to keep him from her. With her illness breaking her spirit, and Josh breaking her heart, Becca must summon the strength to win the battle for both of them.