"In between her silence and her screams, resides a memory; too painful to use, too precious to lose." As Aanchal Roy, turns eighteen in the fall of 2014, her intuitive mind slowly begins to question the decision, her lonely heart had made six months ago. Caged: The Price of Pride is a story of Aanchal’s struggles with herself, in a world where her life’s choices has been dominated by others so far. Having grown up without her mother, she realizes only now that she had been cheated in love, and decides to make her own choices in life. And help comes to her in form of a stranger, Rehan Khan, to whom she relates for having a similar damaged past. As a secret bonding flourishes among them, they begin to unfold years old secrets. About how she lost her mother, how his father went missing; why her father is so concerned about pride, why his mother is afraid about his relationships; why she always chooses the wrong people to trust, why his love is never reciprocated, and what sweet lies she had been told, and what bitter truths she must not reveal.