The year is 1935. After his sister is executed by the Soviet Union's secret police, 18-year-old Devid Dmitriev Lachov decides to flee the country to live a secluded life in Canada. Along the way, he meets a beautiful girl also seeking a new life. Her whole life, she has been treated as nothing more than a rare weapon; isolated from society for her monstrous power. But with Devid, she learns more of the world: how beautiful and how cruel it truly is.