Twenty-three-year-old Jessica Anne Khalid, alone and penniless, thinks she has reached rock bottom. But within forty-eight hours things will go from bad to worse. In the face of extreme adversity, she summons up the courage to take back control. Abandoning what little she has left, including her identity, she sets out to seek a better life. Elsewhere, lonely widower and retired army officer Peter Jeffries, stricken by grief and racked with guilt, contemplates his limited future alone. When their paths cross, she discovers a kindred spirit, he sees his last chance to make amends, and together they learn the true meaning of unconditional love.