Kat Dueschner is determined to be the opposite of her heavenly-minded mother. She wants to be an adventurer and frequently gets into mischief. Joining her companion Juan on a night-time adventure to build an Easter fire in the hills, Kat is bit by a rattlesnake. Although her mother is leery of the forest, she rescues her daughter only to befall her own tragedy. Overnight, Kat and Juan find their perspectives and ambitions change.