The tempestuous relationship between California businessman Larry McLinden and Diane, a beautiful but unstable young woman, is nearing the end. Then Diane announces she is pregnant. Larry remains with her for the sake of their young son - whom he grows to love. But that close bond is abruptly severed when Diane absconds with the boy. The bitter custody battle that follows, however, is nothing compared to the bombshell that Diane has lying in wait for her ex-lover - a bombshel that will test to the full Larry's relationship with the little boy he has grown to love more than life itself.