Afghanistan, 2005. A team of American special forces gets the task to neutralize the famous Taliban leader Ahmad Shah. Once trapped, the soldiers take on an unequal, bloody battle, and they all die heroes. All but one. For the surviving Marcus Luttrell, the battle is just beginning: he must survive at all costs and get to his "own". When almost everything is lost, Gulab, a peaceful person who hates war, decides to help him.