The romance of a British officer and a Japanese girl that concentrates their love against wartime India. The Burma retreat takes Michael Quinn out of the Air Force, he decides to study Japanese for further Army assignments, and in Bombay, the new class is instructed by a Japanese civilian, and Miss Woi, a highborn Japanese girl who has taken a Chinese name and come from England to help in the teaching. Michael learns that his hatred of Japanese does not apply to her and learns that she loves him. He is forced to stand many insults, slurs, and to defend his feeling for her, but their affaire is not hurt by any outsider. Almost killed on a mission to a forward area, Michaels returns to find Sabby dying, as she had known she would, is left to understand the love they had. A sure handling of the material used, a love story that will not cloy, this has sincere, appealing moments.