A story about a Rotterdam-based respected scientist and lecturer who has grown weary of the world of academia. The sudden death of an old friend who has been running a field research station in Africa gives him the incentive he needs to turn his back on his academia and return to his African roots. Arriving in Equatorial Guinea he finds the field station in a state of disrepair. Through a local boy Jimi, his jaded eyes are opened to the possibilities of life there. Jimi also introduces him to Corina who runs the local orphanage and a tentative but heartfelt romance begins. With the unexpected arrival of George’s old friend Martin, George discovers there are many obstacles on the road to redemption… and many more where the road runs out.