A New Orleans housewife leaves her daughter and son home alone to meet her lover. While with him, she receives a call that her son has died. Reckless driving rushing to her house results in a horrible accident. Her lover dies and she is sent to a mental institution to recover from the psychological trauma. Upon her release a year later she moves into the boarding house where they would rendezvous. The landlord has passed away and her blind son is left to maintain the house. With every day that passes, his lust for her grows while she remains true to her lover. The situation comes to a "head" on a weekend visit with her daughter. All secrets will be revealed and no one will be the same.