The question is what's going on? is loosely based on a true story that occurred in a small town. it is written from the perspective of a teenager growing up in the 90's when drugs, sex and peer pressure were prevelant in public high schools. the character (whose name is never revealed) has moved to a new city with his troubled family. as he navigates his way through a new highschool, he faces the challenge of meeting new friends, looking for love and finding a place to belong. he falls in with a questionable group of friends and becomes immersed in the drug culture; his character changes while experiencing love, lust, betrayal and loss.