For decades, Maya has kept silent about the abuse she suffered as a child at the hands of her uncle. Now she is determined to tell her story, confront the past, and move on. But every step she takes in pursuit of closure leads her deeper into conflict with the people she loves the most. Her mother is shocked and sympathetic but resists Maya’s framing of events. How could she have known? How is she to blame? The abuse happened so long ago, why dwell on it now? In the meantime, Maya becomes increasingly vigilant and anxious in respect to her son, a college senior. He’s begun a romance with a graduate student who is his teacher. Is their relationship abusive? Does Maya have a responsibility to intervene?