Casey Maldonado leaves town after a bad car accient. Her only companion is Death, who won't take her, but won't leave her alone. In Clymer, a small blue-collar town in the midst of Ohio farmland, Casey finds tragedy. The town's main employer is moving to Mexico, and a single mother has committed suicide. But many of the citizens don't believe the verdict of suicide. Death encourages Casey to investigate, and she uncovers information that suggests a cover-up. Casey decides she'd be better off back on the road, but the murderer doesn't want to let her go with everything she knows.