Peter has come to live on a farm in Missouri far from the war torn Austria he had known. He soon learns that it is still filled with prejudice. While he is excited to be reunited with his brother, Peter discovers that he has changed. He must uncover his secret in order to help him. While the American pilot he had befriended had offered him a place to stay Peter finds that the rest of the family is not as happy with the plan. Peter come against Mrs. Trent, a cranky, stubborn woman who really does not want them in her house. Can he turn the house into a home?