A story based on facts from the historical Armistice Day blizzard of 1940 that took the lives of dozens of duck hunters in the upper Mississippi River valley. Bob Steffes is 16 years old and is excited about playing for his town’s summer baseball team. Yet, he still sits in the shadow of his older high school teammate, Ed, who is the star pitcher of a neighboring town team. The two young men face off on the baseball field for the city title. Their battle reconvenes in the river bottoms only a month later when their paths cross again on November 11th, 1940, during the historic Armistice Day blizzard. Can they work together to survive?