Freaks Like Us
Mystery from a different view point
Jason is an "alphabet". He is schizophrenic and likes to go by the name "Freak"; his best friend Derrick is "Drip" is ADHD and his other friend, Sunshine, is selectively mute. They stick together and try to protect each other from the kids in school who give them a hard time. Jason lives with his dad, who is fairly understanding of his limitations, and sees his mother when she is not deployed in the military. When Sunshine goes missing, Jason is understandably upset, and just wants the authorities to find her. Jason knows more than he is telling them, however, and strongly suspects that she might have left on her own. After being suspected in her disappearance, being between up by bullies at school, and generally having a horrific experience, Jason tries to settle into life without Sunshine, and is helped by the detective in charge of the case to get to the truth of Sunshine's disappearance.