The story begins shortly after the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the entrance of the United States into WWII. Three of the wealthiest families in the world are featured in this sprawling epic taking place during the first year of the war. The story opens on a magnificent farm in South Georgia and the home of the largest privately held company in the world. This is a story of great love and terrible tragedy. A story of three families trying to live through and endure a world at war. Many would die!