Damage Control displays Amber Dermont's remarkable gift for portraying characters at crossroads. In "Lyndon, " a daughter visits presidential landmarks following the death of her father. In "Damage Control, " a young man works at an etiquette school while his girlfriend is indicted for embezzlement. A widow rents herself to elderly women and vacations with them as a "professional grandchild" in "Stella at the Winter Palace." And in "The Language of Martyrs" a couple houses a mail order bride on behalf of the husband's Russian mother.