In Mthatha, light-skinned Karabo is called 'yellowbone'. People expect her to coast through life on her looks but she goes to London to study architecture. At a private recital, a priceless violin binds her fate to that of virtuoso André Potgieter, who hides a secret - he sees angels. Whether it's synaesthesia or supernatural, he cannot say. But he would do anything to keep seeing them. Events on the night of the recital cause Karabo to run away to Ghana, but her plans go horribly wrong . . .