When Tina Björnström and her father arrive in Berlin for the 1936 Olympics, she has no idea that the entire world is poised on the brink of disaster. And changes are in store for Tina as well. It’s here, set against the backdrop of deepening crisis in Europe, that Tina first meets the mysterious journalist Tom Henderson. A spark of passion ignites, but Tina is engaged and Tom is burdened by his past. They part, seemingly forever, but meet again when Tom is assigned to cover the shocking Russian invasion of Finland known as the Winter War. Then Tina’s fiancé enlists and heads for the front. The love triangle plays out as Finland struggles valiantly against one of the world’s great powers.