"Those children must get rid of that animal. Our wild brother, the wolf, does not change his nature. Can't you see that the animal is part wolf? " the medicine man warned Cub's parents. Facing unpredictable weather, wild animals, and fierce tribal enemies, Cub ventures into the forest with Wolf. Here, away from friends, with little food or protection, Cub faces the most harrowing experiences of his life, which propel the Indian boy quickly into manhood.