Riveting survival adventure and romance tale set along the rugged North American Pacific coast at the turn of the nineteenth century. John Daly, a severely injured US Army scout separated from the Lewis and Clark Expedition, encounters a lost, desperate young woman in a harsh, foreboding land. They unite, struggle to survive, and forge a lasting, loving bond. The two embark upon a perilous journey across the wilderness, battling nature, indigenous peoples, Mexican bandits, and predatory beasts as they fight against all odds for survival. Their travails are further complicated and challenged as they encounter mystical native shamanism and overcome the threats of a horrifying demon.