Ripped from his homeland to become the companion of an English spy, a young Native American is thrust into the turbulent world of a Europe staggering under the impact of the Ring of Fire. His newfound Christianity is shaken by the loss of his master and a life-threatening injury. Following after his Mennonite friends, he finds Grantville and is overwhelmed by American culture shock. At last, rediscovering his faith, he plans a return to the New World as a missionary. Only half a dozen warring powers and thousands of miles of ocean can block him, until he’s almost stopped by an unexpected event; love. A storm, a baby, a near-shipwreck, and a timely rescue finally see him back in his homeland. Now, all he has to do is to reach for his dreams.