When the infant Jordan Sant is taken to the St Asteria Home for Children after the murder of his parents, he sets out on a journey that is a constant struggle. Beginning a relationship with a young nun, Mouse, awakens the possibilities of love and hope, but then Mouse leaves the home and the world thereafter becomes a darker place. Barely a teenager, he runs away from the home to scuffle for a living in the frightening underbelly of Port of Spain. Kevin Jared Hosein creates a narrator who gets under your skin. He takes us into the most dreadful places of human experience, confesses doing seemingly unforgivable things. The voice of Jordan Sant is troubling, engrossing and not to be forgotten.