Six-year-old Stefek challenges providence. The boy believes that the course of small events he provokes will help him to draw nearer to his father, who left his mother for another woman. Stefek’s sister, 17-year-old Elka, teaches him how to bribe fate with small sacrifices. Yet at the crucial point it turns out that children have nothing valuable to sacrifice. In his game with destiny Stefek decides to raise the stakes dangerously….