The narrative unfolds from a Nazi military hospital prison, where Danish saboteur Michael Lans languishes and retraces through memories and dreams of the events leading up to his capture. He plays with his wound, longs for his love interest in Ruth, and befriends a sympathetic German guard, Steinz. He relates his outings with Ruth, his suspicions of one of his fellow saboteurs, and of the undertaking of the sabotage of a Nazi aircraft factory after which he was captured. Torture and interrogation do not break him.. In the face of death, he reminisces about Ruth and his companions..
Neil Sogge was born and raised in western South Dakota, He graduated from South Dakota State University in 1985, and on graduate school level received a Masters of Library Science in 1990 from University of California, Los Angeles and an English Masters at Western Washington University in 1995. Later he enrolled in Long Ridge Writer's Group on a correspondence basis and completed the coursework in 2008. Scandinavian languages and their translation is a passion with him. He lives in Bellingham, Washington..