Smith is only twelve, but he’s already a seasoned pickpocket. The cruel streets of historic London give him no choice if he wants to survive. One day on Ludgate Hill, he robs an old gentleman. Then moments later, the old gent is silently murdered by two men. Smith dodges the villains and finds a new home with a wealthy blind man. Finally, his future is looking brighter. But then Smith is accused of the murder he witnessed. Is there any hope for him now?