Joe Ransom lives alone in a small city in Texas. After staying a very long time in jail, this man aged 50 years with dismal previous, which drowns his sorrows in alcohol, attempt to lead a traditional life, working as a lumberjack. In the future, whereas working within the woods along with his staff younger Gary Jones, aged 15, involves ask for work. Reluctant at first, Joe realizes that teen is working and ultimately hires. Gary has a tough life, all the cash he earns II shall be the daddy. Uninterested in this case, Joe Gary refuge he takes below his wing.