When Brianne (Lea Thompson) first met Clay Hawkins (James Marshall), he was the quintessential bad boy. He had a tough exterior, disarming smile, and the perfect blend of charm and mystery. Over the years, however, mystery turned to danger and his occasional bad moods became frequent violent outbreaks. He soon became both physically and emotional abusive to both Brianne and their daughter. Clay was capable of anything – including murder. In the face of insurmountable adversity, a family must come together with unwavering strength to fight the law, the past, and the odds.