The Rising, comrades, began on a hot Saturday night in August. Thus begins an action-packed tale of revolution during the Cold War. Enter Stefan Gregorovic. Ruthless and charismatic, he has limitless faith in his ability to perform great deeds. But Mariana Skowdowska, a leader of the student revolt, spurns Stefan's offer of escape to the West. He then offers to raise the capital city for the students but student leaders react with contempt towards a man they consider a deluded nobody. Enraged, Stefan resolves to prove them wrong. He raises the standard of revolt throughout the capital and routs the Secret Police. But complications develop as all eyes turn to follow the reaction of the army and, with even more foreboding, the Kremlin. Follow Stefan, as he deals with these and other problems, and find out what happens to this riveting character and his followers.