Growing up, thirteen-year-old Cashmere Pierce was the light of her father Desmond's life. But when tragedy strikes, and Desmond is no longer able to take care of himself, the family falls apart. Soon orphaned, Cashmere and her self-destructive, promiscuous older sister, Desiree, are sent to live with a hateful aunt. And that's when the real trouble begins. Desiree turns to stripping and selling drugs to survive and soon drags Cashmere down with her. When Desiree suspects her lover and pimp is falling for Cashmere, her jealously rages out of control, sparking a chain of events that culminates in death. Now Cashmere's in jail, charged with murder. But will she ever be able to fix her life and finally move on?