With the start of school in just a few weeks, Nathan has a choice; fulfil the middle class aspirations of his parents and finish his education or continue in his love affair with self-destruction.
Complicating things are three high school friends who themselves hover precariously between oblivion and adulthood.
Diego- the articulate leader of this so called tribe, finds himself contemplating primal desires in light of his upbringing. Chunk, an academic under achiever whose draconian perspective keeps him from exploring meaning or purpose. Robert May, a vulnerable spirit struggling to maintain.
The summer had promised a blank canvas in which a tribal decorum could be explored. It was supposed to be the summer of their lives.