They never told Michael Holly the risks of espionage in the Soviet Union. They never said that if he was caught he would be facing fifteen years in a gulag in the midst of a frozen tundra. It was supposed to be a simple handover and he never imagined that he would be caught. But when the unimaginable happens and he finds himself staring certain, inevitable death in the face. Holly has to find the strength to gather his resources to fight the camp's brutal regime in any way he can and with the limited means at his disposal. But life in the camps is not like life in the outside world.
It is the place where dreams are brought to die. Like the eight hundred inmates of Camp 3, Michael Holly has a dream of living through this hell. But against the might of the Soviet state, is he strong enough to keep his dream alive?