We are each given one life, but what are the consequences if we steal a second one, even if the purpose is to give life to someone else? Dr. Barbara Houghton (Emmy nominee Robin Weigert) soon discovers the farmhouse she's recently rented is inhabited by the ghost of Elijah Parmenter, a Civil War soldier whose presence seems to be growing all around her.As her interest in Elijah grows and his presence comes to dominate her dreams, she assists in emergency surgery to save Jason Donovan (Anthony Carrigan), a handsome and virile young stabbing victim. Donovan’s life is saved but he's pronounced brain dead. After thirty days, his wife agrees to remove him from all life support systems.As Barbara removes Donovan from the machines that are keeping him alive, she suddenly realizes that his body, no longer wanted or needed, might serve another purpose. In a moment of rash decision that will deeply affect her life and career, she reconnects the body to a mobile life support gurney, brings it to the farmhouse and offers it to the ghost. With the union of the spirit of Elijah Parmenter and the healthy body of Jason Donovan, Barbara creates a love that is undying.Her newfound happiness with Elijah is short-lived when a young girl is murdered the night Barbara is away at a party. Police Lt. Wascoe (Wes Studi) has identified a suspect as the possible killer — Jason Donovan — a convicted felon with a violent history, but he’s dead according to hospital records. When Wascoe insists on seeing Donovan’s body, Barbara claims it was donated to science.Caught between her love for Elijah and her suspicions about his possible involvement in a murder, Barbara must find the strength to see her way to the truth about her ghost lover come to life — Is he the gentle soul he appears to be… or someone much darker?