Sometimes the path to redemption is paved in sin. James, 18, has been released from juvenile detention after serving time for his involvement in the suspected drowning of a young boy in a river years earlier. Ravaged with uncertainty, dealing with an estranged family and to face the dead boys mother, James is set upon a journey of self discovery, shocking revelations and danger as questions surrounding the boys death brim to the surface. Old friendships are questioned, family ties are tested and lives are put on the line as James must find his path to the truth. Its a path that will lead him Downriver.