A poor Ethiopian girl is brutally mutilated and treated like a piece of meat until she takes charge of her destiny. Onika would do anything to get away from the cruel reality of the small village she called home. She finds her escape in the heart of her American school teacher. After the great voyage, she lands in the middle of Pennsylvania with nothing but the clothes on her back. After meeting an older woman named, Ameena, Onika becomes at ease with her new living arrangements but she lost faith in mankind. She was unsure if there was a God. Anger slept in her heart and most certainly, she was scared. With a little convincing, Ameena helped her realize the beauty in Islam and the beauty in herself. Onika is finally happy and everything fell into place when she met the man she knew she could spend the rest of her life with. A secret will tear them apart; literally. Will he accept her indifferences or move on with his life?