Rachel, her father David, and adopted brother Isaac flee an attack on their home that leaves David disabled, and everyone traumatised. When they arrive at Janice’s farm, they are welcomed in and given asylum. While David convalesces, Janice asks Rachel to marry her youngest son, Caleb. With the offer of marriage looming over her, she learns of hidden tensions within the family, slowly illuminating cracks in the happy facade Janice seems intent on living. Rachel is determined to go North, where rumours tell of a landless blighted than the one they live in.