Love story about a husband and wife, Vera and Vlad whose love survives the genocide of 50 million people in the Marxist U.S.S.R.. Vera, a dissident poet, has been separated for eight years in a GULAG camp from her husband Vlad. We watch them survive with the help of fellow inmates Lara, Marina, Guna, Tatiana, Aloysha, Natasha, Irina, and Nikolai, and Fyodor. Tension builds as a Marxist spy is sent into Gulag Barashevo to prevent Vera's hidden manuscripts from getting to the West. A dissident dies from sickness and is given the dignity a Christian burial. The Commissars and Guards mercilessly close in. A devout Christian inmate, who helps keep Vera's manuscripts secret, is shot by a Marxist Guard as she prays before Christian crosses in the snow. As a Commissar begins closing in on Vera, another dissident, is ruthlessly gunned down in the snow as she runs for her life. With time running out, Vlad has managed to escape on skis, up snowy mountain forests, to rendezvous with Vera in the ...