|Bradley Hayward is a divorced and retired real estate agent who lives alone in an apartment in Pittsburg Philadelphia. One day, he recounts a story to his friend about a legend in the city concerning the burial of a little girl whose funeral he had attended fifty years earlier. According to him, the girl had mysteriously appeared to the funeral gathering shortly after she had been buried and altered her own gravestone.|
Now he is being haunted by the picture of a missing woman he has seen in a newspaper who seems to be the adult version of the girl. He finally journeys to Louisiana to find out about the origins of this woman. Here he discovers a reality of the world that is known only to a few people on earth. But he also discovers that there is a larger and more mysterious purpose to his journey to Louisiana that is unknown even to him.