Patricia Dunst is beautiful, smart and upwardly mobile. Mills is her ticket for the better things in life. She'll do anything to make it happen. She knocks on his office door. Mild flirting becomes a lunch date, which leads to handholding. Sex happens.
Amy, Mills' clever and hard-working wife, sees subtle changes in his ways. The way he holds her, the rhythm of his manner. He starts to tell her something important, but then he stops. Something is definitely wrong and Amy wants to find out what it is.
Meanwhile, Mills is enjoying the best sex of his life. He loves Patricia. He wants to marry her. But how? Amy won't just go away. She'll fight. With all they've obtained, there's too much at stake. What if Amy just didn't come home one day? It starts out as a joke, really. But Patricia's game. She brings it up again and again. It starts to make sense. All that money? Plus the life insurance. But how do they do it? ASTRAY examines the dirty business of greed, lust, and sex in the workplace. It is a story about forsaken love and the redemption of the human spirit.