People come in and out of our lives by the seasons. The mistakes we make are ours to own. The ones we've lost are lost forever. Failed marriage? Difficult childhood? The traumas of war? Charles Seares didn't get it right the first time 'round. Now, like a master puppeteer, Charles secretly guides the lives of a small band of misfits and lost souls. Pulling strings and moving pieces, he recreates, in them, the mistakes he made in himself. He then fixes them one by one. Each of them are finally none the wiser that they ever moved across his checker board.