The film shows how two young people come together in an unexpected situation in their lives. They see each other for the first time in a library. At a second meeting they notice that they have the same interests and needs. Their initial conversation develops into an intense discussion. Everything revolves around a mysterious book which offers wisdom from an ancient time. Based upon their past experience, they have a difference of opinion about the book's message, which leads to a fundamental disagreement among them. They go their separate ways for the time being. Eventually they begin to acquire a better understanding of each other's position. Forced to face their own doubts and misgivings, they begin to understand how their different approach to life complements each other. They learn to let go of the past and confidently look to the future.