Skawinski, swarthy, hale old man, for nearly 40 years has roamed the world trying to find his new home.
As a participant of the 1831 November Uprising, after it's crush, he had no choice but to run from Poland - country that was rubbed off European maps to which he has no return
After many, long years of roaming and dozens of attempts of settling down his only dream is to roam no more. Luckily he gets a job as a lighthouse keeper on a lonely rocky island.
...and here the story begins.