Set against the complex tapestry of Hong Kong residents, a multifaceted group of women sets off a chain of life-altering events that leaves everyone navigating the intricate balance between blame and accountability.
Three expat women living in Hong Kong cross paths at a birthday party where it becomes evident they share a mysterious connection from their past.
One year earlier, Margaret and Mercy meet at an extravagant yacht party forging an unlikely connection, as Hilary wrestles with whether she wants to start a family. An incident occurs that will forever change the course of all our characters' lives.
Margaret becomes obsessed with discovering the truth behind her son's disappearance, leading her to a person of interest. Hilary tries to keep up appearances while her marriage is falling apart. Mercy is caught up in an intense affair with a man whose trauma mirrors hers.
Our characters find themselves trapped in confined spaces where both physical and emotional tensions escalate. A potential revelation in Gus's case sends Margaret and Clarke to the Mainland. Hilary's mother visits from Los Angeles. Mercy makes a shocking discovery.
Shifting the narrative away from the entangled lives of expats, spend one fateful Sunday with two Filipina domestic workers and a disparate ensemble of Hong Kong locals as a massive typhoon descends upon the city and the 2014 political movement reaches a point of no return.