Just a Number tells the story of a man who finds himself being forced to face his past; a past that he is not particularly proud of and one that left him with emotional conflict and pain. His desire the sever all ties comes to an end when he is required by an ex-teacher to tell his side of the story. Rather than have the chance to escape, he is forced to re-live painful memories and face some hard truths. As he embarks upon this trip down memory lane, he begins to discover more things about himself that even he didn't know and indeed about the controversial love affair that has haunted him for so many years. As he tells his story; he slowly realizes with regret that he never did truly let go - or indeed- that he ever wanted to.