During the off-season, professional football player Calder Finnegan returns to Boston to help run his estranged father's pub. Little did he kw he'd find the love of his life in the pub's bartender, Mick Sullivan. Fin soon discovers his father has only weeks to live. All his hopes of getting to kw the man who always seemed too busy to be a father are dashed. With Mick's help, Fin begins the healing process between father and son and through this some of Mick's wounds are healed as well. When Fin makes a deathbed promise to his father, he'll do anything to keep that promise. Even if it costs him his lover and his career.