Ellen, a happily married young teacher is brutaly raped and beaten in her home by a man who threatens her and her husband if she goes to the police. She is admitted to the hospital and (of course) goes to the police. The police in turn go after a suspect, Lewis Snow. Meanwhile, Ellen finds out that she is pregnant. However, she doesn't know if it's her attacker's baby or her husband's. In a sideplot, Lewis's ex-wife takes his three sons and moves to Oklahoma. Upon His being fired from his job, the rapist goes after Ellen again. In so doing, he finds her dating sonogram and tells Ellen that she will die if anything happens to "his baby". Is the baby the rapist's? Will Ellen have an abortion? How can Ellen and her husband move on?