Derelicts is the story of three people who are alone but not lonely.
Verna is adjusting to life after the death of her husband, Earl. As she sorts out the remnants of what he left behind, she remembers how alone she felt. Earl was never affectionate. As Verna remembers the night Earl died, she realizes perhaps their relationship was more than she thought.
Every morning Frances gets up, puts on her robe, and walks down the hall to the bathroom. She turns on the radio in her hallway. Frances married young, and when her husband died eight years ago, she faced being alone for the first time in her life. But maybe, Frances is finally ready to deal with silence.
Every weekday, Jack has coffee down at Karen’s with some of his friends. They talk about the weather and other current events. Today, while thumbing through the pictures on his cell phone, Jack discovers a message from his dear and deceased wife that’s not for the eyes of his buddies.