A childhood in the Bronx, a reputation behind the ropes, sudden deaths, and Vietnam have been threaded together to transform Spike into Anthony, a handsome NYU law student gifted with the ability to turn the heads of young women. When his path crosses with that of a beautiful music student, Angel, Anthony soon realizes his life will be about drawing lines between casual relationships and enduring love, the demands of a strictly monitored political life and his uncles connection to the underworld, between old relationships and new, and his life in America and the call of his Italian homeland. But just as he begins defending a new conglomeration of misfits, Anthonys valiant efforts lead to disasterand a possible murder charge. Now only time will tell if Anthony can survive his trials and tribulations and repent for his past behavior before the woman of his dreams fades away forever. In this compelling tale, a complex man battling internal demons and moral dilemma embarks on a journey to redemption that leads him in a direction he never imagined.