Bobby Braxton finds a connection with Valerie Derly, a self-sufficient woman who is arrested on their second date. Bobby pairs with Valerie’s disgruntled-feminist roommate, Lana, to determine the validity of Valerie's murder charges. Tracing Valerie’s footsteps, Bobby begins to feel the trauma of Valerie's suffered past. His empathy becomes the tool to solve this case for Valerie, who does not react to his rescue the way he hoped.