Stalking, violence, and philandering threaten the well-being of the professional and private lives of four characters in the Emerald City of Seattle. Stalking, violence, and philandering threaten the well-being of the professional and private lives of four characters in the Emerald City of Seattle. Ayman Sparks is the head coach of the East Seattle City University basketball team. He tries to control everything in life like the tight swish of a basketball. He meets a woman, who is really a substitute for his ex-wife, but she pushes boundaries with her deep emotional issues and doesn't go away without taking a pound of flesh. Sterlin Baylor, the assistant coach, is pure playboy, and he bounces women in and out of his bed. Finally, a woman does something foul to him that becomes a life-or-death situation for Sterlin and everyone involved. Lois Mae has turned to Internet dating. She is a stylish, full-figured woman who teaches literature at the university. Her dates sometimes turn dangerous as she has a hard time keeping her compulsive sexual appetite under control. Will her history of abuse keep her love dying or will she learn to live for love? Vanita Irving is a churchgoing single mother. She is a model of beauty who appears confident and efficient, but she can't control her life-long struggles with depression. Will she take the right steps to change her life or will she keep repeating her past?