Seventeen-year-old Becky Martin--smart, funny, ambitious--aspires to be a stand-up comic. While setting out to make her goal a reality, she meets Kip Costello, a rising star in the San Francisco comedy club scene. Where Becky once felt invisible around guys, she now basks in Kip's adoration. And what could be better than an attractive, intense boyfriend who cares about every minute detail of her life?
But Becky soon discovers a darker side to Kip, where emotional and physical abuse grown hand in hand. How is it possible to feel so special yet so worthless at the same time? As the relationship goes from loving to controlling, can Becky find the courage to get the help she needs before it's too late?