When a young woman is raped, village custom requires an honor killing. The son of the village leader is given the task, but at the last moment has doubts. He and the young woman go on the run, followed by local thugs intent on killing her. Luckily, they meet up with an ex-university professor who is embarking on a sailing trip, and needs a crew. All three set forth together on a voyage that will change all of their lives.