After the unexpected death of Nathaniel Fisher, none of his survivors is ready to shoulder the extra responsibility required to fill his void. Prodigal son Nate returns to roost but clearly resents having to be there. His dutiful brother David struggles with his homosexuality and his familial responsibilities. Forced to grow up too quickly, their sister Claire finds herself attracted to all of the wrong people. And Ruth, the family matriarch, strikes out again and again in her attempts to rediscover romance.