James Last is a fifty-five year old retired business man. He has a wife, two grown children, and a mistress whom he loves. He has an easy life and has always taken the easy road, a trait that often bothers him. When a tragedy occurs he has to rethink his life. He leaves his family to move to a new city where he starts a new life, searching for some kind of meaning. Then circumstances force him into actions that he never would have felt possible'