The life of the young fisherman, Manolos, is falling apart around him.
He is driven to prove himself to the memory of his mentor–to be worthy of taking a bigger fish. But, because of rebel activity, the Cuban Navy threatens Manolos for fishing in the Gulf Stream.
Valencia, sent away by a vexing step-aunt to the convent orphanage for troublesome behavior, returns after five years–educated and grown. She, Manolos’s favorite childhood playmate, reconnects and forces him to think and decide beyond his quest.
As a revolution begins, everything he wants or loves is at risk as even the Castro rebels call him out as their enemy.
Unless he acts quickly, Manolos will lose everything.