Eight-year-old Casey's mother Ruth is a cruel woman, with an appetite for other women's husbands. Casey's father, Tom Denton, is quiet and hard-working and although he has long suspected his wife of having sordid affairs, he has chosen to turn a blind eye to keep the peace. But then, quite unexpectedly, Tom receives two bits of devastating news, and his world is cruelly shattered. It is then he realizes things will have to change. Tom decides to fight for Casey, determined to keep him safe and to raise him to be the best he can be. But life is cruel when fate takes a hand, and Casey fears that his father's prophetic words are coming true . . . ''It's done. The dice is thrown, and nobody wins.'' But there are three letters that may just change his destiny forever.