They live in the lull between a promising new life and the haunting footprints of their past. A man possesses a mysterious treasure that has overtaken his life. A newlywed finds that someone has stolen his door. And in the title story, an office worker with a devious mother has become obsessed with a certain mirror which he believes has begun to reflect a person who is not himself. These are stories that call into question our relationship with the natural world and the boundaries between one reality and another.