As a veterinarian, Helena mercifully escorted thousands of animals to the other side. Now she has died, and found that it is not so easy to move on. Terrified that her 37 years of life were meaningless and forgettable, Helena haunts the life she left behind. Her attorney husband struggles with grief and the demands of caring for her beloved animals. But it is Helena's absence from her last project that will have the greatest impact on them all.