The newly married 20 y.o. Lidiya Petrova relaxes on the yacht of her husband, Admiral Mikhail Petrov, C-in-C, Black Sea Fleet. It is an idyllic life. Soon Mikhail is under arrest and Lidiya is a fugitive, as a plot to murder Yuri Andropov takes shape. The impractical 'Little Dreamer' must lose the guy who saved her, or win through in a dramatic action packed novel set in the USSR.