A woman must look after her mother's son when the mother is killed. The child is the product of an extramarital affair, something no one tells him and complications arise when he finds out. A family drama by the author of Certain Women.
But all the wickedness in the world which man may do or think is no more to the mercy of God than a live coal dropped in the sea. William Langland. p.167
He who would do good to another must do it in minute particulars. General good is the plea of the scoundrel, hypocrite, and flatterer, for Art and Science cannot exist but in minutely organized particulars. Blake. p.186