Summer 1918. After their experiences on the front line of battle, young couple Amy and Edmond Derwent have now settled back in England. The Great War rages on, and Edmond, still struggling with the effects of the injury he sustained at Ypres, feels the guilt of remaining at home. But life at Larchbury is not without its own problems – as food becomes scarce, and the Spanish Influenza causes deaths throughout England. Can Amy and Edmond keep their love strong?