Paramedic and fireman Ray Patterson pulls a man out of a burning church, the body which was underneath a statue of a guardian angel. The man does not survive. In death, the man cannot remember who he is, and in life the body had no identification. Othniel dubs him "Mr. Smith". The fire chief recovers a lighter from the fire scene, Ray who knows to whom the lighter belongs: his father, taken by his delinquent sixteen year old son, Ritchie. Before Ray can approach Ritchie, Ritchie fires a gunshot through the closed door, on the other side being Ray. Ray dies from his gunshot wound. Although an accident, Ritchie and his mother, Lindsay, lie to the police about the nature of the gunshot. Mr. Smith is directed by Othniel to be Ray's guide in the afterlife, Mr. Smith's mission from God for his own possible redemption to a second life. Ray was a good man, but needs a second chance to change the course that Ritchie took into delinquency. Ray sees that turning point as being a fight in which ... Written by
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The title makes reference to the biblical concept of an angel who has been exiled or banished from Heaven and the first fallen angel is Satan who was banished at the beginning of time. See more