Five years later, Patrice is still trying to erase the unwanted memories of a dreadful experience which continue to haunt her. When she finally decides to share her story, things become more complicated and Patrice is faced with rejection and more disappointment. Patrice wonders if she will be doomed to live each day for the rest of her life in the shadows of what might possibly have been her darkest day ever.
Carlos Phillips is also a high school teacher who has a secret of his own, one that only a very unlikely confidante knows. Will this close companion approve of his new love interest or will she chase her away as she has done to so many others in the past?