A selfish, irresponsible, and self-destructive man lives in his own world. He teaches his class, he is a serial monogamist, and lives alone. His nephew arrives one day with serious news that brings David out of his head, and back to earth. David makes the trip back to his home town to spend the last few days he can with his dying brother. He comes to terms with his abandonment of his brother, his family and his faith.