The checkered lives of Asama, a defiant Nigerian-American risk taker, and Michael, an ill-fated immigrant from Kingston, Jamaica, simultaneously take place in two separate worlds before conjoining in college. Desperate for a solution amid his social security imbroglio, Michael uses his winsome facade to con Asama into marrying him so he won't have to face deportation. Asama’s parents find out about the secret wedding and practically disown her. Asama’s disconnection from her family results in her failure to bid her ailing father farewell. Due to her father's death and her chaotic matrimony, feelings of depression and vulnerability plague her, leading her to commit the ultimate Maury Povich crime of entangling in an affair with Michael's cousin. Asama ends her extramarital affair so that she and Michael can work out their marital woes—only to find out he has other things on his agenda. Stay tuned!