Jude is a single mother descending from a long line of caregivers, who dreams of going back to Zion: St. Elizabeth, Jamaica. Silence is a past his prime boxer who fights illegally to survive. Ciel is a boy who delves into music, conjuring dreams for his mother. His prayers for her are almost magical. During the last week of summer, a late-night brawl finds the fighter in the nurse's care, intertwining their fates.