The favelas of Rio de Janeiro may be colorful on the outside, but inside the shanty walls, a struggle for survival rages on. In this world of violence, corruption, and poverty, good people must do bad things for the greater good. Lucas Rocha is an orphaned teen who picks pockets to provide for his younger sisters. When he steals the wallet of vacationing DEA agent Daniel Burke, the lives of these two strangers become permanently – and dangerously – entwined. Facing down powerful drug lords, Lucas and Daniel are hell-bent on beating the odds and making things right. But to Lucas, what's right in a world filled with wrong, especially for this pawn turned renegade?