Charley Ridgway is a bored bartender living on Maui’s Westside. But when meets a beautiful former b-movie star and her millionaire developer boyfriend, his life suddenly gets too interesting even for him.
In a wasteland ravaged by plague, Lumsden Moss steps out of a decaying prison. Armed with a satchel of yellowed notebooks containing the fragile memories of five murdered children, he is determined to track down and confront their killer. Lumsden, accompanied by a stranger, begins a long journey to the ancient City of Steps where he is forced to confront the horrors of the past and present.