Alexa’s happy life script was written. She, her boyfriend Nick, and her dearest friend Kat live in Alexa’s south Alabama hometown near her big, boisterous family. All three are following their dream careers when tragedy strikes. Alexa and Kat are horseback riding when Kat suffers a terrible fall on one of Alexa’s horses that leaves Kat unable to walk. An ensuing lawsuit against Alexa’s family envelops everyone in anger and resentment.
Confused, abandoned by her friend, and guilt-ridden, Alexa flees her hometown, determined to put the pain of the past behind her. When she returns home two years later, however, Alexa’s longing for Nick, her family, and the life she loved until Kat destroyed it bubble to the surface. She acts out in destructive ways, leaving her with no choice but to confront the feelings and the people she thought she’d escaped.