Red was raised into a life a murder and survival by her parents who were heavily involved in gang activity. Unapologetically black, Bear was determined to raise Red ahead of the rest of her peers. Not wanting to become brainwashed by the "white educational system", Red was homeschooled and trained to be a killer by age sixteen. Her world was destroyed after discovering her best friend Wolf was sleeping with her father. Red became so consumed with anger and obsessed with revenge, her mother sent her away to live with her grandmother. After arriving in California, Red discovered her grandmother was murdered and sets out to find the killer.