Lorraine is a working single mom with an abusive ex-husband who, even after separation, continuously creates problems for her and her 8-year-old son, Chad. On a seemingly normal evening, Lorraine makes a pit-stop at a gas station. When she returns to the car, Chad has company in the back seat! Roy is a dangerous man on the run who, after robbing a bank, needs Lorraine and Chad to get him to the Mexican border. Throughout the torturous drive, Roy seems like he could be a normal man, just someone that had no other choice, but slowly and without warning he turns on a dime, threatening their lives. Their edge of your seat journey forces her, however unwilling, to become a stronger person and fight for a better life for both her and her son.