Trace is happy with his grades, and with the way his college career is going. When he meets Colt, an older man and a gardener at the college, Trace thinks life has gotten even better. Colt is hot, experienced, and more than willing to teach Trace everything he knows.
The problem is that Colt wants Trace to do some pretty unusual things. Things that Trace knows a lot of people would never understand. As Trace struggles to understand his feelings, he runs from Colt, which only leads to more problems. From dangerous, so-called friends to perfect strangers, Trace seems to be a trouble magnet, and he has to turn to Colt to find the answers he needs. Can Colt convince Trace that life might just be better on the bottom?