SOE agent Johannes Sneijder is sent to Holland to assassinate German SS officer Albrecht Koestler. Can he conquer his demons and complete his mission?
Johannes Sneijder is just another victim of war. Forced to flee Nazi persecution he left his family behind and fears them dead. However Sneijder is not prepared to accept his fate; instead he joins the British Special Operations Executive, determined to fight for his beleaguered nation. But then comes an assignment that will test him to the limit. Assassinate SS Obersturmbannfuhrer Albrecht Koestler, a man responsible for turning Dutchmen to the German cause. Take another man's life in cold blood.
Sneijder is soon plunged into the shadowy world of resistance and the moral quagmire of right and wrong. Betrayal and death lie at every turn. Meanwhile Koestler is a guilt-ridden alcoholic struggling to hold it together in the face of Germany's impending defeat.
This is a story of two men on opposite sides of a war; two patriots doing their best to serve their countries as events begin to overtake them. When Sneijder falls in love with Koestler's daughter the stakes are raised even higher. As they are pitched together in a deadly duel, who will come out on top?