A stern, self-exiled, selfless doctor, Morris, wanted for the drug murder of his terminally ill father back home, ministers to the medical needs of the indigent Inuit in the far reaches of the frozen North. Newly arrived nurse Wyatt finds the circumstances of her unwanted exile to the same
outpost revolting and her happy but hapless, lice-ridden charges disgusting. Enter dogged detective Bickford on the track of mercy killer Morris. After many a chase, Morris ministers to the snow-blinded sleuth, who saves the samaritan from certain incarceration by way of reward, forgetting that he
found the felon. Wyatt quells her queasiness and opts to stay in the snowy surround...