Wes Watkins’s journalism career took off when he was asked to eulogize Michael Gavin, a stranger to Wes but a hometown hero to the humble folks of Talking Creek, Georgia. While researching Gavin’s life, Wes was confronted with an estranged relationship of his own that he wasn’t prepared to address. Left to wonder if he can reconcile with his wife before she is deployed to Afghanistan, Wes can no longer avoid the other reconciliation that troubles him. Will Wes learn to forgive? Or will the best year of his life turn into the worst?