This book captures the life lived by young people who survived the Biafran war with Nigeria. Timothy's life was the focus of the book. Timothy lived and survived the war. He also survived the aftermath of the war, when it finally ended, to find love with his sweetheart, Amber. Both Timothy and Amber endured the village life, which neither of them was used to before the war. They both lived in the village among the villagers after the war. While living in the village, both converted the disadvantages into advantages when they went to work with Phillip of UNESCO. Timothy is a likeable person, and Phillip of UNESCO like him so much he would have done anything for him. Timothy benefited but did not take advantage of Phillip's fondness for him. Timothy's cultured and intelligent attitude earned him the trust of everyone around him. Amber saw and appreciated his many good qualities and all that he did, and both of them found love.