In occupied Holland during World War II, sixteen-year-old Janke Visser watches her father and brother involvement with the Resistance in their small town and longs to help fight the Nazi invaders. When the opportunity to become a courier for the Resistance presents itself, Janke welcomes it. As living conditions deteriorate and her missions become ever more perilous, Janke hatred of the Nazis fuels the courage and determination she needs to go on. And then she meets Helmut, a young German soldier who doesn fit the stereotype she hates so fiercely. Suddenly she must deal with confusing new feelings for the enemy. But when Janke is captured while helping an Allied airman, her fate seems sealed. Unless Helmut is willing to betray his country.