Well-known artist Ellis Williams is in a slump and feeling all his fifty-three years. Hes lost the joy which used to permeate his painting and despairs of ever regaining it. It doesnt help when he runs into a young man who comes on to him to win a bet, thus destroying more of Elliss confidence.Then, at a party, Ellis meets Martin Lovell, a man his age whose partner died soon after they adopted their son. Will these two middle-aged men learn they should never let go of hope? Or is it too late for men their age to open themselves to the possibility of love and being loved?