Will Rory bring them together or stand between them? Eighteen-year-old Lane Graham has always relied on his braver, more confident buddy, Rory. But Rory's sudden suicide blindsides Lane and sends him into an emotional tailspin. How's he supposed to start college in a few months feeling this damaged? Baron MacDonald knew Rory from playing League of Legends together. He was always intrigued by Lane's online presence, and Rory had promised to set them up. Now that Rory's gone, Baron has to approach Lane on his own. On the surface, Baron and Lane couldn't seem more different. Baron is confident and serious, and Lane is guarded and uncertain. But it's the pain beneath the flesh that binds these two souls together like barbed wire and cement.