Samuel, a loving family man, is married not only to his wife, Clare, but also to God.
When hooded figures attack a Sikh man outside his house, he goes to help. He too becomes the focus of their unrelenting blows.
With his world changed, his faith in doubt and his marriage failing, he is on the edge of despair.
Increasing immigration, and the fear of pollution from the newly opened nuclear power station, threaten his town.
How can he keep his parishioners and his children safe?