A massive house fire kills an entire family with the exception of Lacey, the nine-year-old. The neighbor, a young adult named Ezekiel, seeing this disaster, makes a promise to visit the young girl at the hospital. Keeping this promise he becomes enamored with Lacey and the two quick form a bond. As Lacey has no relatives to take her in, Child Services is her only option. Wanting to keep Lacey out of the foster care system, Zeke takes Lacey into his home. Ezekiel soon learns that the fire was no accident and that there thugs looking to find her.