On the run from a marriage in crisis, former war photographer Echo goes looking for her one-time lover and comrade-in-arms, who has retired to obscurity in deepest West Wales. Discovering he has taken his own life, she falls into a passionate love affair with his son, strewing chaos among the small community as she stirs up past betrayals. But raising ghosts is a dangerous game, and sexual abandon also triggers the unravelling of a trauma Echo has long buried for the sake of her children, which now threatens to tear their lives apart. Can eros bring a healing of trauma, or merely its repetition? What price delight?