Spock, who believes in logic above emotion, is challenged by his human mother to consider the fact that his teammates made an emotional decision to risk their own lives in order to save him. "The good of the one," she says, "outweighed the good of the many." Spock struggles to understand.
When two New York City Port Authority police officers find themselves trapped in the rubble of September 11, 2001, both they and the people who love them must endure a horrible ordeal before they are finally found. The lessons they learn about life and hope and community will stay with them forever.