In the late 70s, a gang of militias, under the control of military, terrorizes a remote village in the Philippines. The terror being inflicted on the populace is not just corporal fed with apocryphal tales about the village leader. A few souls are not giving up. They are fighting. The poet/teacher/activist, Hugo Haniway, decides to find out the truth about the disappearance of his wife. A love story set in the darkest period of Philippine history, the Marcos Dictatorship. The narrative and the characters are a composite of real events and real people that happend and existed during the period. A Filipino rock opera.