Even great ones have humble beginnings.Sarah Swingle’s father deserted her, leaving questions that will never be answered. The other kids at school whisper behind her back, and her best friend betrays her when Sarah needs her the most.No one takes Adam Archer seriously. Teachers and fellow students alike see him as a failure, someone who will never amount to anything. But he has a talent that no one else can see, one which the world might never know unless he first comes to see it in himself.Sarah and Adam forge an awkward friendship through the trials of adolescence. She fights her fear of abandonment as he struggles against believing what people say about him. They plan to leave it all behind and face the future together, she as an actress and he as a writer.But the world has other plans for them.A young man and woman will learn the consequences of following their hearts as they struggle to hold onto their dreams – Joe is a coming-of-age tale of love and sacrifice – the second chapter of Gregory Attaway’s The Great Ones.