When a young girl's life is torn apart by the terror and fear of a new communist government, she has to learn to survive within its harsh confines.
As she grows, so does her understanding and her hatred of the political situation, and she becomes determined to escape its confines - but the only method also risks many ways to die.
Can Suk Hing survive the arduous journey that is fraught with danger, or will she be captured and have to suffer the consequences of being branded a traitor?
This is a novelization of a true story of one young women's struggle, an epic journey made by many who should never be forgotten. This is the story of the Freedom Swimmers.