Between the numerous fjords of the Kola Peninsula there lies a remote
settlement where the families of submariners and border guards live. The
base is about to be closed down, and all the inhabitants worry about their
future. In the settlement there is a young woman, Lena, who has just married the submarine captain Lieutenant Pavel Komlev. She has married not
out of love, but wishing to change her life. During the last journey the submarine suffers an accident.