Ella has a problem. Her famous mother, the celebrated actress Elizabeth, has left Ella trailing in her wake all her life. Ella's solution was to disappear, literally. But Elizabeth the Great would not be balked, even after her death. A year after her mother's funeral, Ella finds that the woman who had been walking away from her all her life finally stopped, turned, and looked for her. But what could this distant stranger possibly have to say to the daughter who lived lost in her shadow?