Ash and Pia long for a simpler life so they move from New York to a Vermont farm house in hopes of living a bit more simply. Within just a few months of their arrival a super storm is announced and they both must prepare for it. Ash develops a close friendship with August a boy who lives near by whose parents are a bit neglectful and Pia goes to many meetings about the storm and begins her preparations in earnest. Ash wants to take August in when it is clear that his home is not the right place for him, but Pia can’t open her heart to him or stop her storm preparations. As the actual story rushes toward them Ash and Pia are fighting a storm of their own. Both storms will have consequences for both of them if they survive.