Yearning to escape the constant pressure from his family to lead a life he doesn't want, Eiji Takezo hops in his beaten up Honda and makes a run for it. As he travels across the backroads of America to contemplate what he wants to do with his life, his car unexpectedly breaks down and he finds himself stranded in Cedar Springs, Oklahoma. There he meets a strange cast of characters who take him in, befriend him, and reorder his life before he can blink. None of these new acquaintances is more interesting than Blair Mason, who quickly captures his heart. When he learns that she feels the same way, Eiji decides to build a new life in Cedar Springs. But how long can their love last in the face of bigotry? In this tale of romance and culture clash, a man stranded and lost manages to find love when he leasts expects it.