Kenny “Ratchet” Walker is born into a cold world. After his mother passes away during his delivery, Ratchet is adopted and raised by his grandmother. But as he grows up in New Jersey, his life is catapulted into chaos one day after school when fourteen-year-old Ratchet commits an unthinkable act.
As Ratchet is left dealing with the consequences of his actions, he must come to accept that his life is not turning out the way he imagined. With a family that hates him and the streets just waiting to swallow him, he eventually becomes much more than a nightmare to his adversaries. Even as he is presented with an opportunity to take the right path, Ratchet continues on a dark journey fueled by revenge and unresolved feelings as his mind plays tricks on him and his gun takes the lead. Now only time will tell if Ratchet can escape his pain and find peace before his soul is trapped in hell for all eternity.
In this contemporary urban thriller, a young man forced to face his painful reality discovers the true cost of bad choices as he struggles to find his place in a cruel world.