Thessaloiki, 1917. As Dimitri Komios is bor, a fire sweeps through the thrivig multicultural city, where Christias, Jews ad Moslems live side by side. It is the first of may catastrophic evets that will chage for ever this city, as war, fear ad persecutio begi to divide its people. Five years later, youg Kateria escapes to Greece whe her home i Asia Mior is destroyed by the Turkish army. Losig her mother i the chaos, she fids herself o a boat to a ukow destiatio. From that day the lives of Dimitri ad Kateria become etwied, with each other ad with the story of the city itself. Thessaloiki, 2007. A youg Aglo-Greek hears the life story of his gradparets for the first time ad realises he has a decisio to make. For may decades, they have looked after the memories ad treasures of people who have bee forcibly drive from their beloved city. Should he become their ew custodia? Should he stay or should he go?