Neurologist Alex Cutter doesn’t always have it easy, from manipulative, scheming co-workers to unrealistic expectations from his dissatisfied wife. Yet never before has he had to face a challenge of this magnitude. Never before has he been asked to play God as a patient begs for a dignified death. Never before has he been labelled a murderer. Now, with his freedom and reputation on the line, Alex must decide whether to give in to the pressures of a deeply religious and conservative Southern society, or to fight back for what he believes in.