For over 20 years, Cate has been the matriarch of a very unique and beloved circus "family". Every year, she takes her family to a farm, owned by very close friends, John and Nettie. Located outside of the small town of Sento, the group endures the winter months near a close knit community. Mystery has plagued the friends of Sento and Cate's "family". From the death of her son-in-law to the burning of John and Nettie's home, Mama Cate can always count on her love, Patty. Although, an odd-looking man, Mama can count on him to be by her side. Get to know Smokey Joe, Tanker's black panther, which he has raised from a young cub, to the residents of Sento, and their dedication to one another. Is someone in the "family", community or an outsider causing Mama's peace of mind to slowly destruct? And, why?