At nineteen Jim leaves the sanctity of his little Mormon town to fight in World War II. He becomes a lead navigator in the army air corps and during his many combat missions over Germany, becomes a highly decorated officer. Jim is lost. Suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome and feeling responsible for the death of his comrades, he is unable to accept his hero’s welcome. In the middle of a snowstorm he tries to find refuge in the mountains of Idaho. He goes in search of his childhood love, instead he find himself.