Socially awkward band geek, Steven Turano, divulges to a pro-suicide chat group that he is planning on killing himself. He is consistently picked on by former good friend and bully, Nick Perkins, and his widowed father, for whom he harbors a deep resentment. Nevertheless, when Clarence, the brand new child in class, befriends him, Steven’s plans are sidetracked and he varieties stronger relationships along with his father, mates, and lecturers. The boys kind an tight bond as Clarence finds artistic methods to tug Steven out of his despair. Together with his newfound sense of confidence, Steven learns that he is able to standing as much as his father. With a shared love of the humanities, Steven and Clarence set up an unique faculty play. Whereas Steven’s recognition grows on account of Clarence’s friendship, Nick’s relationship along with his alcoholic father, Mr. Perkins, turns into extra dysfunctional. Nick grows very jealous of Steven and Clarence’s rise to energy and is pushed to a breaking level in school, confronting the 2 boys.