Barlow Grant returns home from war struggling with life in the aftermath. His destiny becomes intertwined with an officer who has returned home unexpectedly after a mission goes tragically awry in Afghanistan. Major Dax Russell finds himself unprepared to greet his family so soon after what occurred during the last mission. Struggling with his emotions over recent events, he realizes the need to decompress before reconnecting with his family. After seeing Barlow in a busy intersection, Dax realizes he is the man from the strange dreams he's been having since his return.
The universe attempts to redirect the fate of this inglorious hero by bestowing upon Barlow a mysterious gift which gives him the power to grant a single wish for those who show him kindness— even though he is unaware that he has this gift.