When college student Leslie Wagner discovers she is pregnant by dashing rodeo star Brian, she just can't wait to become a wife and mother. But when Brian mysteriously disappears, Leslie's dreams of happiness seem shattered. What she doesn't realise is that Brian has been forced to leave town after a run-in with former prostitute Karen Ravetch, the devious wife of a local drug-lord, Cody. Karen, who cannot herself have children yet is desperate to give birth, becomes fascinated with Leslie's pregnancy and befriends her. Out of the blue, Karen announces that she herself is 'pregnant' and as their due dates approach the two women go a picnic. The next thing Leslie knows is awaking from a drug-induced haze and sees Karen holding a new-born baby.