When Chaise is called away to attend his grandfather’s funeral, the lovers’ relationship is threatened with a premature demise. Only then does he realise that he wants so much more from Julie, but the timing couldn’t be worse, and Chaise departs for Italy with dark clouds of doubt looming upon the horizon.
While preparing for the funeral, Chaise encounters Peyton who is determined to win her childhood friend over once and for all. She may be an old extinguished flame, but the chemistry between them is overpowering, and Peyton quickly has him under her spell. As they test each other’s waters, Chaise becomes frustrated and anxious about his future with either girl.
In a climactic turn of events, Chaise learns a startling truth about Julie’s uncharacteristic silence that changes everything. In desperation, he seeks a solution to his problem which is unwittingly delivered to him along with a complication that may haunt him forever.
Love, as it turns out, is dealt with the cards of fate.