Marie Moarbes was one of the hostages and retraces this incredible odyssey from within: under Philippine army fire, she and her companions in misfortune experienced fear, humiliation, hunger, thirst and despair at times... But her father's arrival in Manilla changed everything for her. Sick and weary, this outstanding old man attempted the impossible and managed to send her a message over the local radio stations of this island cut off from the recent of the world. Marie felt a new surge of hope. She now knew she had to be worthy of her father and his lesson of courage and love.