Five friends embark on a journey to find freedom, justice and revenge - in a world that wants girls like them to have none of those things.
Cleome is a sundown girl, just like her sister, Astar, at the Green Creek welcome house run by Mother Fleur.
As Cleome's sixteenth birthday approaches, so does her Lucky Night. And everyone knows what that means.
Astar told her what to expect, so it should have been the simplest thing in the world. All she had to do was to make him feel welcome. She never intended for anyone to die . . .