When the windshield of his Chevy Impala shatters in a parking lot in Alabama, Melvin moves without thinking. The safety of his fiancee, Bernadette, is at stake. Impulse keeps them alive, yet they flee with blood on their hands. What is life like now that they are fugitives? The couple disguise themselves as a pastor and a pastor's wife. With a persistent FBI agent on their trail, they travel to Ghana to seek the help of Melvin's old college friend who happens to be the country's president, Kwame Nkrumah. What was meant to be a fresh start quickly spirals into chaos. All three must confront one another and their secrets, setting off a series of cataclysmic events.