How do you turn old gold into priceless treasure?
At the turn of the twentieth century, Sigurlina finds herself in a hopeless situation. She is the
motherless daughter of an eccentric father, who expects her to spend her life helping him
catalogue Icelandic archaeological artifacts.
But Sigurlina has her own ambitions of education and excitement and after a harrowing
experience, takes fate into her own hands. She disappears from Reykjavik, along with a historical
relic from her father's collection. Through a series of incredible events, the artifact is unveiled at
The Metropolitan Museum of New York. Meanwhile, officials in Iceland launch their own
investigation into the theft of the artifact.
A tragicomic tale about the preservation of cultural treasure, an intriguing perspective on the
coincidences that have determined their place in history and a thrilling and winding story of the
human fates that underpin it all.