Moments before he was hanged for murder, Slumach the Indian placed a curse on his gold mine. In the years to follow, an estimated 55 people have died or simply disappeared in their efforts to find the legendary Lost Creek gold mine. Adding to the intrigue and complexity of the story is convincing evidence suggesting that the Spanish were the first to discover the gold. Through it all -- the mystery, the personal danger, and the hardship -- this is a tale of one man's search and discovery of one of British Columbia's most infamous mysteries, Slumach's Lost Creek gold mine. And beyond that, it is the tale of a man who is able to confront the curses that plague all mortal men.