After her sister's suicide, Marina Magana struggles to get through each day. Stuck in a dead-end job, stalled out of college, and falling out with friends and family, her world is stagnating, drained of color. She's lost and doesn't kw where her life is headed. One day she finds a mysterious locket, and soon after, a mysterious figure-the gray man-appears. Marina doesn't kw what to make of the strange events that follow, but she comes to understand that the gray man is more powerful than she could ever have imagined. In a tale touched by traumatic loss, painful self-discovery, and lyrical beauty, Marina must find out if she has what it takes to move on before it's too late: before she, or someone she loves, gets caught between her mistakes and the power of the gray man.