Life doesnt always go as planned. Young Jacob learned this the hard way. Disappointed in his dysfunctional family and alcoholic father, Jacob finds refuge in a dilapidated bunkhouse on a run-down ranch. As a young buckaroo without a penny to his name, he soon finds love in a tough, outspoken cowgirl who also happens to be his neighbor. Grieving over the loss of a loved one, Jacobs pain sends him down a slippery slope. By joining the army in the height of a war, he sets off on a journey to get himself killed. Battling depression and alcoholism, Jacob is forced to reassess his life after a random encounter with a stranger. Looking for peace in any way he can, Jacob returns home to the ranch he loves only to become a virtual prisoner of his own heartache.