Zona Hardin and Parnell Tanner are two lonely people living in Tampa Florida. They connect with each other in an internet chat room. After several weeks of chating, they agree to meet at a mutually familiar restaurant. When the couple meet, they discover that this is not their first meeting. After an awkward and disappointing first meeting, the two soon begin to fall in love. Unfortunately, ever increasing jealous insecurity and suspicion threaten the couples happiness. The young woman decides to return to her family in rural North Carolina with a secret that she vows never to reveal to the man she left behind.