Following the parallel lives of identical twin brothers Dominick and Thomas Birdsey in a story of betrayal, sacrifice and forgiveness.
A lifetime of animosity between Dominick and Ray spills over in public at an inopportune time; after an unexpected tragedy, Dominick seeks reconciliation with those he has hurt; Dominick gets answers.
Upon learning the details of his Sicilian grandfather's arrival in the early 1900s to Three Rivers, Dominick becomes convinced his family is cursed; a startling update on Thomas from an unlikely source prompts Dominick to take drastic action.
Dominick returns to work before fully recovering from his accident; heavily medicated, Dominick recalls the disturbing incident that led to Thomas' first hospitalization while counting down the hours to Thomas' hearing with the Hatch review board.
Lisa Sheffer preps Dominick for a hearing with Hatch's review board that could decide Thomas' fate; an encounter with an old classmate brings painful childhood memories to the surface; Dominick reflects on his and Thomas' time together at college.
Tensions arise between Dominick and his girlfriend, Joy, as the media takes an interest in Thomas' case; Dominick finds a potential ally in social worker Lisa Sheffer but clashes with Thomas' psychiatrist, Dr. Patel, as she probes into his past.
After paranoid schizophrenic Thomas Birdsey has a violent breakdown, his twin, Dominick, finds himself stepping up to defend Thomas in unexpected ways; Dominick reflects on their childhood growing up under the tyrannical rule of their stepfather.