Following her dream of a career in forestry, openhearted Ambi attends an illustrious university. However, her outspoken Christian criticisms of materialist theories create a lot of hostility. Angry staff and students plan to silence, humiliate, and finally physically harm her. Her career seems doomed to be blighted before it starts. Danger threatens at the Autumn Ball, where a tentative friendship begins with fellow student Russell, who is impressed by her critiques and her pluck. Russell is researching human longevity sponsored by an unscrupulous company that targets Ambi. He is attracted to her but wrestles with his materialist convictions. They explore the conflicting beliefs that form a glass barrier between them. Will skeptic Russell rescue Ambi from humiliation and harm?