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This is a short story based on frequent abuse of a black girl by her tutor. Being really different to her step siblings she finds it hard to blend in as they treated her differently,but for the sake of her mother she tries to adjust to her new home.Against her wish, she began a private lesson with her math tutor as her grades in mathematics were not pleasing to her mum. Valencia ends up killing her math tutor as she could no longer keep up with the situation on ground. she is sentenced to 10 years in jail without being allowed to say her own side of the story cause she wasn’t only scared of what her step brother would do to her but also a stigma she would never be able to get over with in public.