A doctor who has been working all day is having a rest in his home in Lebanon when a man knocks on his door: his pregnant wife is not very well and he asks for help.The exhausted physician has his servant tell the lad to drive to the hospital. On the road, the car breaks down. When the doctor finally returns to the clinic, his desperate assistant tells him the woman died during the night: ectopic pregnancy."If you had been here...". Is the doctor really responsible for this death? There begins an odyssey that will take the doctor through the desert.