Ruby, the unpopular granddaughter of a hippie, feels betrayed when she discovers her beloved grandmother’s dark secret. Ruby wakes up from a make-believe life, created by her grandmother, to the realization that, in the real world, she is disliked and placed in the category of the very peculiar, the object of ridicule. Her make believe life was necessary to cover up life in an old peeling house next to a garbage dump. An orphan, she was raised by her fading flower child grandmother. The crises emerges when she discovers her grandmother’s dark secret, and finds it impossible to forgive her, as well as her mean classmates at school. How will she make her unbearable life bearable?