Mr. Watts is the only white man left on an island after access to it was blocked. He opens a school and its pupils presents the book “Great Expectations”. Matilda is a young orphan who finds tranquility in the story of the Victorian period and, thus, move quickly over problems in her life.
The Redskins, sent an army to destroy local rebels approaching, and write the name Matilda main character in the novel the sand. This simple gesture leads to horrific consequences when The Redskins suspects that Pip is a rebel leader.