Following the murder of a witness who trusted her, a young Hispanic professor returns to the Arizona town where she swore never to return. Desperate for a second chance, she volunteers to teach writing at a woman’s prison, where she befriends a talented young inmate -– but at the risk of death for both women.
To free his conscience, a young marine journeys to San Diego to inform the fiancée of a Latino Dreamer he mistakenly killed in a fire fight, only to find she has been deported to Mexico without knowing her fiancé is dead; and he must risk his life to help her illegally cross the border to bring Leon home.
When her Marine husband is killed in Afghanistan; a young Nebraska teacher is devastated when the wrong body is returned for burial. Refusing to accept his missing in action as death, she embarks on a relentless quest to reach the isolated valley where he disappeared, even if means to experience the same fate he did.