23 years ago, Andre Larson left his hometown, Valhalla, Minnesota, and he never looked back. His life since then has taken him all over his home state, and, indeed, all over the world. Now, he is returning to Valhalla for the saddest of reasons: to bury his mother. While he is there, he also intends to confront the reason why he left Valhalla all those years ago, the dark secret under the surface of his peaceful hometown.