Mary’s dad left the family, mid-life crisis style, and now she is plotting her revenge. Mary’s dad is also the mayor of their small town and so she’s decided to run against him. Now Mary is the smartest girl in her graduating class and is being accepted into every university she applies to. She’s worked hard for all her accomplishments, but her mind is made up. She’s prepared to give it all up, even spending time with her boyfriend, to wage war on her dad.
Then she discovers that the town really could use new leadership and some forward thinking. Times are tough and the community is suffering. Mary’s out of the box thinking inspires the town – she just might win! What begins as a story of ‘pay back’ becomes a coming-of-age story that will revitalise a whole community. In the meantime, can Mary make peace with her father?