BACK FORK is the story of an everyman, WAYLON, struggling to hold his life and family together after a heartbreaking tragedy. He and his wife, NIDA, barely recognize themselves, let alone each other. Their inability to continue on and to heal, leaves them hopeless. With the growing burden of the unanswered questions of why, and a heavy dose of self-blame, Its only a matter of time before Waylon turns to the magic of the pills to make the problems disappear. He finds a kindred spirit in his sister, RAYLENE, as he sleep walks through life with addiction. Its only a matter of time until Waylon finds himself at a crossroads. He learns that hes been asking the wrong question all along. The question isnt why, rather, where do I go from here? Hes then able to see that were all wounded animals. Sometimes we die, but sometimes we live.