When the star of Edric Davies' basketball team succumbs to injury, he steps up to save the day. Suddenly, Edric has the world at his fingertips; fame, popularity, even the girl. But, for a poor kid in a rich town, that just isn't how it works. In Mount Collier, kids like Edric can't have it all. He is soon betrayed, condemned to a life in Shatterly's Obedience and Drill Fraternity, the state's harshest military school. Just when Edric is ready to give up all hope, he meets Abraham Feinstein, an eccentric professor, who will bring him back from the brink. With Feinstein's help, Edric will be reborn as a weapon of vengeance, desperate to visit those who destroyed his life.