In 1941 Matt Wilson, an Australian journalist, is escaping the Japanese from Hong Kong. He finds a small child who will change his life forever.
What he discovers will astound him for her background throws him into a world of violence, love and makes him question his own mistakes. Now facing his conscience and the love he has found, he is torn between doing the right thing or keeping this "Princess" .
He has found another love in his life in Kate Fisher, who he marries in an attempt to save both her and the child. But betrayal hits hard and he becomes disillusioned in his choice. Now he has to right a wrong that only he can handle.