Joe and Tess have spent seven years married, but not in bliss. Each fiercely proud and unwilling to be the first to give in, their love is becoming a cancerous war of worsening proportions as they deny each other affection and refuse to communicate. Miserable and hurt by Tess’s drunken actions at a party, Joe leaves and drives away – drives anywhere, as long as it’s far from her. When he finds himself literally on a cliff edge, his pride leads to a strange chain of events that will have terrible and unbelievable consequences for them both.
Through a mysterious chance, Joe and Tess find themselves in a hostile and unyielding world of civil war, witch hunts and unbridled danger. Both convinced that they have lost the other forever, their pride is finally humbled as they battle for survival among the harshest conditions. But will they ever be able to tell each other what they have learned too late?