This is a tale of two well-bred and well-educated best friends and the act of betrayal that undermines four lives. Adam (Jake Weber) and Ben (Rob Morrow) grew up in the same town as best friends. When they are both undergrads at Columbia, they meet Nina (Claire Forlani). Adam and Nina fall in love, get married and move to New York, Meanwhile, Ben struggles with affairs of the heart, but finds himself in New York, unhappily married to a Stanford law student (Jayne Brook). Despite Nina’s ‘perfect’ marriage, she and Ben embark on an affair.