Kate Astor, wealthy heiress of the east, finds herself caught amongst political upheaval. Destitute, she can only rely upon a dangerous stranger.
Set in the 1860's the cultured east struggles with the onset of the Civil War. Kate Astor enters into a world that she does not know and becomes a witness that must be eliminated. Fleeing for her life across the wild west she meets the only man who can help her. Brett Jackman, undercover, finds he is faced with having to decide between his duty and his conscience.