The events of the painting take place not far from the North Pole, in the land of eternal cold and ice. There are no roads and paths, but for true lovers there are no obstacles even in such an inhospitable place. Lucy and Roman sincerely love each other, but they are experiencing far from the best of times. Unexpectedly for herself, the girl gets a good scholarship to continue her studies at the university, which means leaving her hometown and forcibly separated. The novel is enraged by the news of the upcoming separation, so it locks up her beloved in the house and persuades her to make the last trip together, which will help them find out everything to the end. The couple travels to the cold Arctic region to experience difficulties and to test their relationship for strength. In such difficult conditions, young people showed their best and worst sides, and the snow-covered deserts helped them to understand their own feelings. It turned out that everything is far from clear, and Lucy also experiences fear and confusion on the eve of important changes.