Palestine 2014, once again on the brink of war: Adnan is desperate to find his way out of the pre-dawn existence in the checkpoint queue. In the midst of a volatile turn of events, his eyes catch a shining soul through the yellow-lit darkness of the night. Her red nails match the blood that suddenly awakens his heart. As their life story would have it, she is an Israeli soldier. From that day, Adnan comes to realise his destiny is not written in stone and that he has choices to make. At the same time, his lifelong friend Ali is thrown the cruellest of fates and embarks down the long dark road of revenge. In the ensuing months, Adnan follows a number of terrifying paths and eventually chooses life.