He's twenty five.
"If you're gonna insist on playing these games with me Evelyn, I'm afraid I may have to give you a detention.", his voice is silky soft and his gaze doesn't lift away from the paper he is marking.
Seventeen year old Evelyn's mother had her young and always wanted her to aim high, so she does.
Evelyn tries to distance herself from boys, which isn't easy when you're one of the popular crowd. Attention follows them wherever they go.
Then her English teacher is replaced, and panic sets in as English is her weak point and now she had lost her understanding, kind teacher.
Mr Silver walks in and she hopes that he is just as nice as his looks.
In order to choose the best college, Evelyn needs to excel in three subjects.
English being one of them.