Maurice is the love of her life. Their relationship lasted through college, living together, and bearing a child: all her 20s. She was expecting marriage in their near future until he got locked up for a lengthy sentence. For herself and their daughter, she picks up the pieces and builds a life with another man, Morris. And he provides her with a good life on the surface: beautiful home, devotion, and frills. Still, something, some feeling is missing for her. Reading Maurice's letters from prison become a secret guilty pleasure. When her secret is found out, it disrupts everything and exposes bigger secrets.