West of Ukraine, 1945. According to the intelligence of the First Ukrainian Front, a special detachment led by Hauptmann Hintze entered the Carpathian region in search of gold for the needs of Germany. In order to get ahead of the enemy, the Chekists recruit a forester. Together with the Chekist Olga, they are supposed to be looking for a place to cut down the forest. In fact, Krapivych is tasked with protecting Olga, who is gathering information about the actions of a German group of saboteurs, which she is hiding in a pursuit squad, and looking for gold ...