Sweetie only knows toxic love. Her boyfriend is violent, her family is cruel, and her life is stuck in a cycle of abuse. Then she meets Loew. Loew is smart, quiet, and different. When Sweetie defends herself against the blows of her boyfriend, he ends up dead. Sweetie and Loew run away to hide from the law. But Loew is not the salvation Sweetie imagines. Emotional and impulsive, Loew has deep, dark issues of his own, and escaping his grip might mean life or death.