Christoffer was born into the Danish upper class as the fourth generation in a family which owns the biggest steal plant in the country. He lives in Stockholm and is happily married to Maria when his father suddenly commits suicide. Against Maria’s will, Christopher succumbs to his mother’s pressure and takes over his father’s job as manager of the plant. Christopher and Maria move to Denmark, but Christopher will quickly have to make some drastic decisions in order to strengthen his own position as well as the position of his plant. His choices have great emotional and personal consequences, not just to Christopher and Maria but also to his family.