A man of humble beginnings, Shangkar is the son of a farmer. As he follows his father's footsteps, his journey leads him away from his childhood home.
And he meets a beautiful, intelligent young woman named Shirley. There's no doubt about it: Shangkar's in love.
But things don't go as smoothly as he would like. Disaster strikes, and the two must face it together. Will the lessons of hard work and patience Shangkar's father taught him help them nurture a lasting love and a good life together?
Or will treachery, stupidity, and the stresses of life get in the way...?