Domingo is an indigenous Mexican farmer who lives with drought, both from the land and within himself. Stricken with grief, he tries to relieve his drought through drink until his last ditch effort of sacrificing his last goat in an attempt to reconcile with his ancestral deities.
Like many other Chinese immigrants, Zhang, his wife and their only child find security by owning a corner store. When symptoms of a lymphoma that Zhang had previously suffered while studying to be an engineer in college back in China, reoccur, that security and his resolve to maintain it, is threatened.
A drama that examines the questions of the Church’s role in modern society and its responsibility to provide shelter and sanctuary to those who require it. A priest must find an immediate remedy facing an illegal immigrant and her son who about to lose their only sanctuary as the church is about to be sold for redevelopment.