By the time Imogene Pennington reaches Japan in November, 1941, she knows her shipboard romance with Jimmy Yamashida has turned into love. An unlikely love to be sure - although they are both Christians, she is the daughter of an American plantation owner in the Philippines, and he the son of Japan's largest shipbuilder. Young and naive, when they part in Yokohama, they vow to remain faithful, never suspecting their love will be tested almost beyond human endurance. When the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor and then Manila, Imogene knows her romance is doomed. Can Imogene ever overcome her feelings of betrayal? Can her faith be restored in God - or in the man she loved?