Action/Adventure Story: What's a girl to do? Life in Sterling County, Texas can be pretty dull for a young woman attending the local community college with no real plans. When her little brother shows up at the family spread with a new girlfriend, Lenore Collins' life begins to change. When her brother is given a convalescent leave by the Army, she tags along with the family to relieve the boredom. Things can change quickly: before Lenore can blink she's fallen head-over-heels for a Marine her father's age.