A whisper among large forests and mill towns of central Newfoundland. A body found on the side of a river meets a lonely hunter skins and heartsick mother-to-be.
Scott is just desperate to give himself meaning. Mona is strong-willed but frustrated by its fragility. As reluctant flower dependence on the pair is stuck in the violence, responding to the debts of a dead man. Hounded by outlaws, who plan an exit.