Ian's imploding talents are mirrored by his perfect older brother, Tim. While Ian is captain of the JV football team and blessed with perfect hair. Tim's well . . . a nerd, taking advanced placement classes, on purpose. The brothers don't have much use for each other until they are knocked off the path they imagined, away from everything that is normal and all the places where they excel.
In that moment, when you're about to go under, sometimes it's just one hand, reaching out, that keeps you from being swept away.