Once a respected astronomy professor, Daniel Murphy is now on the run with his eight-year-old son when he kidnapped him from his grandparents. He's settled in a small town in Texas, owns the local gas station, but he still harbours a love for the stars.
One night as father and son are gazing into the night sky, they spot an unusual shower of stars . . . The next day, Daniel meets new waitress Zara at the local diner. There's something different about this ethereal beauty . . .