This story is fiction, and it takes place in 1791 through 1810 in the Northwest Territory of the United States. A six-year-old boy is taken from his family, and a long search begins. It is a story about how difficult life was as the pioneers traveled west by wagon trains. How they survived Indian attacks, bandits and the rough environment they encountered along the way. It is an account of a father and mother who must bear the pain of having their little son vanish in a matter of minutes. This is the story about a young man who must rise above hate, physical maltreatment and bondage in order to forgive. Through all of this, Craig Mally finds the love of his life and searches for his family.