In Bolivia, Butch Cassidy (now calling himself James Blackthorne) pines for one last sight of home, an adventure that aligns him with a young robber and makes the duo a target for gangs and lawmen alike.
Nigel’s mother is the world’s worst cook. After many a ruined dinner they fall back on the one dish she has mastered: toast. Nigel loves her and is devastated by her early death, leaving him and his lonely dad to look after each other.
Norman is a high school loner just trying to handle his daily existence. After his mother’s sudden death he has to deal with the reality that his father is losing his battle with cancer. And then there’s the whole “love” thing.
Kate and Martin escape from personal tragedy to an island retreat. Cut off from the outside world, their attempts to recover are shattered when a man is washed ashore, with news of airborne killer disease that is sweeping through Europe.
A nine-year-old amateur inventor, jewelry designer, astrophysicist, tambourine player and pacifist, searches New York for the lock that matches a mysterious key left by his father when he was killed in the September 11 attacks.