Kosta Prichard gets a job reading aloud to Jack Duggan, an old war veteran living in a nursing home. As the two get to know one another, Kosta learns shorthand in order to decode and read to Jack the diaries he has kept for most of his life from the Depression through to World War II. But Kosta has been having strange dreams lately, where he's a navigator in a Cat plane, flying out from the station on Gibraltar to search for enemy submarines. Kosta believes that these dreams are being channelled through him from someone remembering their past. He soon realises that these were Jack's events, haunted by a secret from long ago. A strong story about overcoming the boundaries of youth and old age, and bridging the gulf of many generations and experiences to form an unusual bond of friendship between two people.