Lance Dawson is your typical good guy. He pays his taxes. He always tips the waiters. He does his fire fighting job well. He doesn’t have a care in the world. But then, his life drastically changes one night. During a car accident, he makes the wrong choice and it ends up costing someone their life. How can someone, with a clear idea of right and wrong, continue living afterwards? Lance decides to take it one day at a time, as nothing really seems to be helping.
One evening, as he’s driving through Philadelphia, he stumbles across a woman who will change his life forever. Involved with a drug gang, she needs him to be her savior, and Lance is all too eager to play the part. But, when they meet some time later, everything is changed, and they fall madly in love. However, not all is perfect, as she is in possession of a secret that could tear them apart forever.
As Lance is trying to figure her out, and solve his own problems in the meantime, it seems that her dark past is always breathing down their necks. Will they be able to escape it, and will they teach each other, through the redeeming power of love, how to forgive?