Charming biochemist Ana Mitchell has a lot on her mind-she's about to leave on a covert mission to colonize Mars. She enlists local art student Jolie Dann to keep her high-tech farmhouse in order while she's at training camp. Jolie soon finds herself falling for the secretive and fascinating Ana, despite knowing she may never return home.
Their relationship is challenged when the mission's timeline is suddenly accelerated. Will Ana choose to put the universe between herself and Jolie, or will she take a chance on the one person who can keep her on Earth?