When young developer Maya Abbadessa discovers a former stuntman, Bronson Powers, now a converted Mormon, living in an uninhabited desert near Joshua Tree with his three wives and 10 children, she threatens to report the family to social services. In an attempt to keep their family a secret, Bronson strikes a deal with Maya and agrees to send three of his children to public school. The deal ultimately forces the family to confront the realities of the 21st century and fight to maintain their lifestyle.