Shortly after Lucinda returns from a Mother's Day weekend shopping spree in Georgia, she slacks intimacy with her husband then stops altogether. Woodrow retires a few years after his wife's retirement and around time their three children begin leaving home. He hopes to recapture explosive passion in their new era and surprises Lucinda with a trip to Italy. Before departing their suburban home outside of New Orleans, a janitorial company is contacted to upkeep the 5,200 square foot home Lucinda's husband built for her pampered lifestyle. The retired teacher has no idea the small business owner is the father of one of the students she mistreated in the final class she taught. Lucinda Russell's downfall begins.