When Benny and Stuart first meet on the bus, it seems like they have nothing in common. Stuart is an up-and-coming ad agency rep. Benny drives a bus Stuart takes when he's too drunk to get behind the wheel. Bennys a doting father to a little girl whos his whole world. Stuarts not sure he ever wants kids.
A dead but buxom blonde with a bad past and a railroad spike head decoration leads Jack Sheet down the primrose path to personal hell and a couple of near death experiences. Along the way he and Fatback Banion connive to spike the ambitions of corrupt movers and shakers who want to bilk an entire state and whose strings are pulled by a sick,…
Despite their differences, their shared circumstances bind them together. Benny and Stuart are both expecting unplanned children with women they dont love. Theyve both spent too much time hiding from their true selves. And now that theyre being forced to face who they are, they cant deny the attraction growing between theman attraction that quickly deepens into something more.
Both men know the timing is wrong, and the path to any sort of future together is fraught with fear, pain, and some very difficult questions: How can they leave their pregnant spouses with integrity? How can Benny carry on an affair that might cost him his daughter, the brightest spot in his life? Can Stuart really turn his back on the comfort of the society life hes been living with his girlfriend? But ultimately, only one question really counts: How can they go back to the lives they lived before when theyve seen just how good love can be?