Jack and Joe are identical twins with whom only their father could tell them apart. As time passes, their paths diverge. Joe turns to life on the streets and running with gangs eventually becoming the neighborhood drug kingpin, while Jack receives an academic scholarship to the prestigious Smith Academy, leading to his acceptance to Yale. Then fate deals one a hard hand, a tragedy occurs, and their worlds collide in a way that forever changes their paths.
From the seedy underbelly of gang life on the mean streets of Cleveland to the political and powerfully elite of Washington D.C., the unimaginable secret that one has to bear will reverberate throughout his life and set in motion a chain of events that can save or destroy him as he aspires to the most powerful office in the land.