Kate Evans is a female pilot in the 1930's. When she decides to leave her home in Washington State and move to Alaska to seek a job as a bush pilot, she leaves a former fiance and two worried parents behind. She discovers a world that is dangerous as well as a society that frowns upon women being in a career that is considered exclusive to men. She meets two men, one who attempts to win her heart, and another whose enigmatic ways keeps Kate from knowing the man he really is. What is this man's secret? And why is he living all alone in the Alaskan wilderness? Will Kate be able to overcome her own fears to get to know him more?