Powers that Be is full of characters who live with several old secrets, lots of drama, and delve into some sexual experiences. The main character is a middle-aged guy with a shy goddaughter. She somehow now is an empath who can influence the emotions of people around her. The others include a sexy ex-wife, a married and desperate boss, a strange exchange student, and a sporty stepdaughter. They all must somehow weave together as you explore some dark happenings in the past and try to decide what to do next.