Fifteen -year - old Anna, being the eldest amongst her siblings, wishes she could take the poverty and suffering from her family. She fears losing her sick younger sister to an illness that is... More > gradually deteriorating her health.
Anna realizes that wishing and praying for a change in their situation isn't productive enough, and seizes a rare opportunity provided by a family friend to travel abroad. But she is in for a surprise after leaving the safety of her home, and upon her arrival to her destination.
Trapped in a web of deceit and inhumanity, she must make a crucial choice between her guarded principles, her will to provide for her family and save her sister, and her instinct to find an escape from her nightmare.< Less
Sam only wants to be accepted among his peers. He constantly fears bumping into a specific group of students in his school, who seem attracted to him negatively. He struggles with life at home, and... More > in school, but nothing positive comes out of his determination to persevere.
Just when he throws in the towel and quits school, a lovely girl crosses his path; casting light into his life, which quickly turns to darkness. Devastated and angry, he retaliates at his tormentors in a way that knocks the community out of its breath.< Less
Sofia is married to her prince-charming, or so she thinks, up to a time he begun to physically and emotionally abuse her; turning her belief into illusion. She walks on egg-shells around him,... More > constantly dreading his next verbal diarrhea, or his hurtful punches aimed at hidden parts of her body.
As a faithful and God-fearing Christian, who kicks against divorce; despite her husband's callousness towards her, she struggles to keep her marriage alive.
But when George's abuse escalates; sensing impending doom, Sofia discards her ethics, and musters the courage to end her ordeal.< Less
Twelve-year-old Mary Braga prays all the time, much more than other little girls her age. Every Sunday, before she goes to the Sunday-school class taught by her own father, she cries and begs for the... More > bad thing not to happen again. She prays that Daddy will get better, that he’ll quit hurting her in the way that makes her feel like she wants to throw up. She especially prays that her mother will figure it out and rescue her.
When Mary’s mother dies, the web of incest and deceit unravels, and Mary’s worst nightmare comes to life. Now it’s time for her to put aside hopes and wishes, summon courage she’s not even sure she has, and face the monster that’s ripped her life and her family apart.< Less