When Christopher ends up in jail, he maintains his innocence during phone calls with his mom and dad. He believes he'll get out soon, but as the days go by, his hope for a release dwindles. The case against him grows stronger even though he swears he's innocent. Through his phone calls, he learns about what's happening in the outside world. He wishes he can be with his friends and family during these tough times, but he can't. The Earth continues to revolve outside of the prison, but he's trapped in place.