Eight O'Clock Blues brings to light the mental and emotional cruelty imposed on automotive employees by corporate management during the late 70s and focuses on the trials and tribulations of Sophia, who gets caught up in the vicious world of the automotive bureaucracy, and is plagued in her personal life with her inability to find true love. Eight O'Clock Blues zeros in on life behind the scenes in the white-collar domain of an automotive giant. The story takes place in the suburbs of Detroit and revolves around Sophia Brooks, a young, religious, middle-class girl who accepts a job at an automotive giant following the advice of her sister. She is quickly disillusioned when corporate management casts its ruthless rein and stringent dogma on her because she dared to challenge its authority. This true story reveals the thoughts and feelings of a naive Sophia as she battles the establishment of the automotive giant and suffers the consequences. Reared by religious parents in a modest environment, Sophia is at odds with people who are governed by stature and wealth rather than by ethics.