Book 2 follows Thomas as an older man now serving as the Land's Forest Ward and two of his teenage Grandchildren (17 year-old Tommy and 13 year-old Rose). They are unexpectedly caught up in a struggle for the survival of their people and their way of life. A sudden tragic change shocks them from a complacent and distracted life. Thomas, Tommy and a band of lost prodigals are placed on a dangerous path toward destiny or destruction. Though they are unprepared and unsure they must reach deep inside to find their courage and greatness for they are all that stand between hope for the future and loss of all they hold dear. Book Two is a can't-put-it-down adventure full of suspense that teaches the value and power of mercy and forgiveness.