Khosrow is sent from the president's office on a fact-finding mission to Shiraz. His orders are to investigate the complains of a female political, prisoner, awaiting execution. Khosro's wife, being of the same generation as the prisoner, decides to do something about her situation. In order to help her, Freshteh writes of her own participation in the revolution, of which her husband is unaware. In his hotel room in Shiraz, Khosro begins reading his wife's memories the night before he is to visit the prisoner.