Professor Lawrence Miller lost his son Val to a drug overdose. Overwhelmed by grief, he could sense his son's distress as he called out from beyond the grave. Recklessly, Miller followed his son into the afterlife. After great turmoil and with the help of Franco, his long-deceased father, Lawrence and Val are reunited. Now they wander the "Seam," that ever-shifting place between this world and whatever comes next, choosing to spend their eternity helping other souls.