Iris Maddox is an Egyptology grad student whose life revolves around securing her career. Smart, beautiful and funny, people like Iris, but she keeps everyone at an arm's length. Everything changes when an ancient ring triggers a vision that sends her life into a tailspin. Is it the symptom of a breakdown, or something more?
Confused and lonely, she takes comfort in her colleague, Rob Marshall. Then, while visiting her brother Jason in New York, she catches the eye of his friend and benefactor, John Hale, and he's not subtle with his interest.