A young Mandan Indian woman, Woape, flees her tormentors in the middle of the night. Gary Milton finds her but can't figure why three Indian men want to harm her. But of one thing he is certain: he must save her. So that's exactly what he does. obooko.
Feeling safe with him, Woape follows him home. Stuck in a white man's world and haunted by her past , she clings to him and becomes his wife. But Woape's past is not very far behind, and when it eventually catches up with her, much more becomes at stake. Will the peace and security she longs for ever find her? Or, will her life be in the hands of her tormentors forever?