Steamy made-for-TV melodrama. Sexually repressed professor Dr. Gwen Barry (Frances Fisher) starts a passionate affair with Dalton Roy (Derwin Jordan), a day release prisoner who has been assigned to tend her garden. Gwen assumes that when Dalton is released from prison they will continue their relationship. Dalton, however, has other ideas and finds a new love. Obsession leads to tragedy with a badly wounded Dalton found lying beside a cowering, naked Gwen. Who is the victim and who is the criminal?