“The state of just having lost something is like the most enlightened state in the world.”

When Evan starts a summer job at a coffee shop in Vermont, he finds unlikely role models in idlers KJ and Jasper, who spend their days sitting out back.

Evan soaks up their knowledge and stories about being in bands and writing novels, but the real learning starts when he begins to see what his new-found friends are really up against; what we’re all up against.