When 18 year old Steve Williams takes his girlfriend, and hopefully soon-to-be-fiance Sarah, for a spin in his new car and flips it on graduation night, it changes his life forever. Sarah is left in a coma and her family, including Sarah's brother and Steve's lifelong best friend David, shun the teenager, refusing to ever let him see Sarah again. No amount of prayers or counseling with the pastor who befriends him bring the miracle that Steve needs. Sarah will never recover. Steve's life is shattered and his hopes for the future are destroyed. Bitter and alone, Steve leaves for college and eventually graduates.However, despite his attempts to build a new life as a park ranger far from his hometown, he cannot escape the weight of the guilt he bears, or get past the damage that his one moment of failure has cost everyone that he loves. As far as he is concerned his life is over - until the day a former classmate joins the staff at Hanging Rock State Park. Deborah's faith and the series of events that follow force Steve to finally face the pain of the night he has spent the last few years trying to forget. Unexpectedly, Steve's lonely but safe world begins to change once again. Maybe, just maybe, God has not abandoned him after all!