Dill Parker crashes his plane on a ranch in remote Colorado, 1976. Although he survives, he suffers amnesia and finds himself in the care of a young woman named Marlowe. Dill attempts to carve a new life, haunted by a past he refuses to recall.
While helping Marlowe and her son, he befriends locals in the backwards town of Sawdust, changing lives and uncovering dark secrets. But when his relationship with Marlowe starts to blossom, Dill realizes the day of reckoning has come. Will he find a love strong enough to give him courage?