In Winnipeg, Dr. Cas Pepper has just found out he has a terminal brain tumor. Dylan Morgan is an aspiring writer. The two first set eyes on each other in the hospital ward, where Dylan was trying to get inspired for her writings. Despite being a mismatched pair, the two end up on a journey together, largely out of a joint incident with Dylan's boyfriend Bobby, to head "west". This journey was originally Cas' alone as part of what he felt he needed to do in light of his diagnosis, his complete mission about which Dylan is unaware. Although he would like to do this trip on his own beyond the issue with Bobby, he finds it is more difficult to get rid of Dylan than he would like. It seems as if Dylan is both running away from Bobby, and running toward what she hopes is that lucrative writing career, that next step being a meeting with a representative at a publishing house in Vancouver. This journey ends up being one of discovery for both, both in terms of learning about the other's full ...
He wanted a peaceful trip. He got her instead.
Did You Know?
The senior couple Cas & Dylan meet are named Jack and Rose, like the iconic couple from Titanic. See more
When Cas is giving Dylan some money in the motel room, so she can go her own way, his magnetic glasses vary between being separated and joined, as the shot cuts back and forth between them. See more
Dr. Cas Pepper
Is that a piece of gum in your hair?
[retrieves the gum
Hmm, I wondered what happened to that.
[puts gum back in her mouth
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