Sayuri's whole life changes when she survives the atomic bombing of Nagasaki by the U.S Air Force during World War Two. With her family dead she has to learn to live in a terribly cruel world. However, things take a drastic turn when Sayuri meets another person like her. His name is Akio and the two unlikely teenagers band together to try and make a new life for themselves. Sayuri soon has a dilemma as she has to trudge through a world plagued with fear, wariness, and evil in the form of a group of slave-making people called the Jaakuna. She must harness the power inside her to get through the world she has started to understand. Sayuri must show she has the undeniable spirit to survive what life throws at her.