Noah is trying to start a new life and leave a past of darkness behind him. When he approaches a house looking for a job and instead finds a woman, Emma, being mercilessly beaten by her husband. His first instinct is to rescue her, but in doing so, he kills the husband. He's now an outlaw with a new widow in tow.
But Emma does not want to stay in the home where she has known only pain and misery, so decides to leave her home and try to make it back East so she can try to put her life back together. And Noah is the only one who can help her.
Forced into a situation that threatens both of their futures, Noah and Emma discover that what they thought the future held for both of them may not be what they actually want.
A Standalone Short Story with No Cliffhanger!