Once the first rush of love in a relationship has passed and the daily routine has set in, the point comes where you want to feel free again. Theo lives just such a dull routine in his allotment shed, his passion for his wife Barbara long gone. In secret, he imagines what it would be like to get away from this bleak, empty existence with Barbara.
Their weekly Scrabble game presents an unexpected opportunity – is it possible that a few simple letters could bring Theo’s dark fantasies to reality? That a chosen word determines fate? Is it possible to murder Barbara?