Main Characters

Gerald-Abandoned by his mother when he was 3 and his house caught on fire. He was sent to live with his aunt when his mom gets arrested for child endangerment. He lived with his aunt till she died of a heart attack.
Angel-Gerald's little sister. she was born when Monique was in jail for the fire.
Monique- Gerald and Angel's mother. she is married to Jordan Sparks, Angel's father
Jordan Sparks-beats Gerald. Rapes Angel and gets put in jail for child molestation. He dies in a fire at the house when he gets out of prison.
Rob-Gerald's best friend. Plays on the basketball team with Gerald. Rob dies in a car accident.
Mr. Washington- Rob's father. Helps Gerald and Angel get Jordan Sparks put in jail.