Dennis wants a new computer, but his father won’t buy him one. Dennis also wants to impress Gina, the prettiest girl in the class, but she is only interested in Zack, whom she finds 'cool'. Dennis's attempt to improve his life by stealing a computer lead to disaster. He is plagued by his conscience, he is tormented by his fear of being caught. And worst of all, he has lied to his father.
When the police eventually catch up with Dennis, it is the discovery of his betrayal of his father’s trust that hurts the most.