1960, Belgian Congo is granted independence in haste and what a freedom it turns out to be - total chaos with anarchy staring in the face.
Eva, a young Canadian nurse, desperate to get away from the stifling atmosphere at work and a step mother at home, opts to work for the UN mission at Congo.
Captain Gulshan, a young army surgeon from India also lands there with his country’s contribution to the UN effort. A chance meeting, the two soon turn into passionate lovers.
Eva is saved in the nick of time from a gang rape by the tribesmen.
But the lovers’ problems never end. Eva is pregnant, returns to Canada.
Captain Gulshan returns to India and is taken a POW in the war with a neighbouring country.
Will their pure love get them together again?