Vanessa's sixteenth birthday is comign up. While most girls would be thrilled at the prospect, Vanessa dreads beign one year closer to making the most important decision of her life. Now she is beginning to doubt everything she holds true--her firends, her relationship with Micahel, and even her identity. Then she meets Hector, who is more exciting and dengerous than anyone else she knows. Through him , she learns about a side of herself that she never knew existed. . .