Loretta Sage is a grumpy middle-aged author who writes romance-adventure novels centered around a fictional hero named Dash McMahon, who is portrayed by cover model Alan Caprison. Her publisher, Beth, insists that she must embark on a book tour with Alan as an effort to relieve Loretta of her reclusiveness. Loretta is met by eccentric billionaire Abigail Fairfax. When Loretta declines to help decipher an ancient treasure map, Fairfax, who fears the site will be destroyed by an active volcano, kidnaps Loretta and takes her to the island.
JJ just can't find any redeeming qualities. Mattson questions JJ's comedy consistency. Alec tries to show the world through rose colored lenses.