An act of kindness turns chef Mercy Coy’s life to turmoil. When she is unable to move on with her life, her brother comes to the rescue. To save her from her self-imposed exile, he gives her the opportunity to fulfil her lifelong dream of going on a cruise. In search of an activity for the day, she picks up a pamphlet that will lead her into a scientific phenomenon that feels inescapable. Will she ever be able to return home?