Levon Lyons is a sixteen-year-old who has been battling depression after his mother leaves him. His teacher, Athena MIller, makes a home visit to discuss his mental health issues with his father, Mickey. We see Levon’s nightmares come to life, which include his mother, Kitty Lyons, a stripper who wears a lion costume, and Milo, Kitty’s abusive boyfriend. Mickey and Levon have been telling everyone that Kitty has died, but did she really pass away? Will Levon’s nightmares help him to understand his dysfunctional family, and will Athena’s concerns about him make a difference?