Lutie Painter had never skipped school before. Not once. Never faked being sick, never lied about where she was going. But the dawn phone call from Saravette had gone through Lutie's heart like birdshot. Saravette used a telephone only if she needed something. In a minute, she was up and dressed, telling lies and racing out the door. Read to find out where she is going and if hope is enough to save a life!