Even though they are biological brothers, Adikeer and Bartel show little intimacy because they seldom stay together in childhood. The rare get-togethers are overshadowed by awkward silence. To improve their relationship, their parents
send them to the same school and have them board at grandpa’s as soon as they reach school age. During summer break, grandpa suddenly passes away and their father fails to pick them up. After waiting for several days, they embark on a journey across the vast stretches of steppe, looking for the way back home.