Secret pasts, growing affections, and troubles with love.
Stuart MacEwan comes from a long line of British Royal Navy sailors, but has broken with tradition to join the space exploration ship The Resolution as Chief Armory Officer.
In contrast, astronomer Hayashi, Rieko has always wanted to be out among the stars. She finds the mysterious Stuart attractive and is happy when she learns the feeling is mutual. However, the more Rieko learns about him, the deeper her interest in Stuart grows, and the greater her frustrations about how distant he keeps himself. Can Rieko uncover the dark secrets in Stuart’s past that make him wary of getting close to others? Will he face his fears about how much Rieko now means to him? Will Rieko finally break through Stuart’s tough shell and gain a loving relationship with this mysterious loner?