Vilde has few friends, and works hard because ther mother has a genetic disorder. One of few bright spots in her life is her love for Stig. To support Vilde, he decides not to travel to Utøya in 2011. He is initially relieved by his decision. But survivor's guilt eats away at him.
Will they be able to find their way back to each other again? The Rest of the Days Will Drown in the Fjord is an intense novel about breaking down obstacles.