Set in 1945 Newfoundland, Canada, Aisling and her children welcome the return of her traumatised husband Eoghan from war. He is a changed man and deeply affected by what he has witnessed and the secret that he is burdened with. His trauma and ptsd cause him the ability to speak Irish, instead, he can only speak English to his concerned family. After his happy return the cracks begin to show. Based on the short story "Meisce Bhreallanachta" by Padraic Ó Siadhail.