Dr. Gerald Rusk is known by everyone in his community to be a brilliant, award winning, psychiatrist and devoted husband. But following his mother’s death, a storm is gathering. Troubled by new smells and violent memories of war force him to question his worth. All around him, sinister forces gather to undermine his success and sanity. But who is behind these malicious enterprises intent on destroying his hard earned happiness? Rusk suspects everyone; his colleagues, friends, even his wife may be plotting his downfall. He knows that there is no one he can trust.
When Andrew Carter walks into Dr. Rusk’s office for the first time, seeking a safe harbor from his own perfect storm of psychological distress, Gerald feels a bond with him that will change both of their lives forever.