Eric is a talent soccer player going into his Senior year of High School. He has hopes of landing a scholarship to play at the esteemed Syracuse University. Everything seems to be in alignment for the young athlete until his perfect world gets flipped upside down, when his sister is murdered by the Taliban in Afghanistan.
Eric's life goes into a downward tail spin and he takes out his anger on the new student at school, Rasheed. The foreign exchange student is a brilliant soccer player and now Eric's scholarship is in jeopardy. But Rasheed has his own inner demons to deal with that could mess up his opportunities in America.
Can these two boys put their cultural differences aside and help one another survive? Find out in this debut novel by Ginger Rodeghero.