Set in the wilds of 1800s North America, a young wilderness zoologist, Paul Weyman, has pledged to keep his eye on his long-time friend's daughter Nepeese upon her return from boarding school. When she returns, gone is child he remembers. In her place is a beautiful woman. But danger lurks as an abusive fur trader, obsessed with Nepeese, waits for the opportunity to kidnap her for his own. Soon she's trapped by the viscious madman. But she makes a daring escape into the raging Winter elements. Now Paul must rely on his instincts to find her in a bitter fight for survival against man and nature in this incredible - and stunningly photographed - story of courage and power of love.