Cassie was very sad and lonely. When she got pregnant, her boyfriend Billy left her. Cassie finally gave the baby up for adoption, a choice she regretted, and attempted suicide several times. She is working unhappily at her job in a bar in the small town of Buckeye when a Los Angeles theater group arrives and she meets a stage technician named Riley. They happily begin seeing each other, but the relationship is complicated by the feelings she still has for Billy.