Nadia is an excellent student, daughter and sister, living in Damascus. Above all, she strives to walk the straight path and follow the laws of Islam. But she’s conflicted about her Westernized cousins, the internal struggles of her country and the war raging in Iraq. When her cousin is arrested by the Syrian authorities for speaking out – betrayed by someone in the family – Nadia finds herself drawn into the dark world of Islamic fundamentalism. And she’s about to face the biggest decision of her life.