Civil war has ravaged the South Pacific island nation of Erireka, and as a nurse in a refugee camp there, Ellie doesn't have time for a break. But she hasn't cared much about her own life since losing her husband and child in an accident years ago. Now the camp has a new pediatric surgeon and lead doctor-Nik. He knows about Ellie's past and can't hide his feelings for her. For the sake of their work, Nik and Ellie must remain just friends, but they share a kiss one day and something changes inside Ellie!