Daniel “Pockets” Blaney is heading home from his troublesome sojourn in the North of Ireland. He has placed his own tumultuous life on hold in order to expedite final arrangements for his youngest brother, Teddy, who having lived his entire adult life estranged from the rest of the family, is now nearing his end. While travelling aboard The Crusader train from Newark to Birmingham Junction, an epiphany unearths the root of Pockets’ self-destructive lifestyle, setting his life back onto the right track.