Jesse Taggert has chosen to live out on the desert, in order to avoid humans who can be cruel to a man born slower in thinking than others. He works with animals and is satisfied with the companionship of a dog who came to him as a stray. His world is about to be upended.
There are those, like artist, Lily Jacobs, who see into the heart to recognize qualities that have been hidden away. She recognized those qualities in Jesse but there are those determined to block their love.
Love is something that often must be fought to hold onto. Jesse and Lily have found such a love but can they hold onto it? Isn't that always the question?