David Skiruude's wife Courtney disappeared while they were visiting San Francisco. He's left with two terrifying possibilities; one, she was the victim of a known serial killer, or two, she dumped him. Over the months, as he pursues the truth, stabbing realizations about his own life and past threaten his unraveling and change him and his future in ways he never imagined possible. More
No one who really knew David Skiruude expected him to amount to much. His wife Courtney was the resourceful one; her success in the corporate world enabled him to pursue his pretentious career as a writer. He was chauvinistic, self-centered, and the only one who failed to see what a lousy husband and father he was. It wasn't until Courtney disappeared while they were visiting San Francisco, that David's boat started taking on water. He was confronted with two horrible possibilities; one; she was the victim of a known serial killer or two; she finally had her fill and dumped him.
When David returned home, and the details became known to friends, they avoided him; they had only endure him and his pompous self-image for Courtney's sake anyway. Whichever happened with Courtney, they figured he was only getting what he deserved. The only ones who did reach out to him was a couple his "friends" used to ridicule. That was only the first reversal of expectations David encountered in his plunge towards the bottom. Over the months, as he sought the frightening truth about his wife, stabbing realizations about his own life and past threaten his unraveling and changed him and his future in ways he never imagined possible. Through this process, he overcame his dry ground and discovered that not all nightmares have to have bad endings.