He is a photographer, scouting locations for a magazine shoot. She is his girlfriend, and a willing travel companion. Together, they journey through the barren landscapes around the town of Twentynine Palms, losing themselves in the desert and reveling in nature's splendour. All the while, they fight, make love, argue and make up. But there is a shadow hanging over them, and it is only a matter of time until they will discover that danger is always present, even in the heart of nowhere.