A strong-willed young woman comes to Fort Gannon in search of her fiancé, Harry Sinclair, whom she learns is a alcoholic accused of cowardice. She refuses to believe that her betrothed is past redemption and begs Jonathan to help him to recover. There efforts are nearly thwarted when Sinclair's housemate, a ne'er-do-well trapper with no other friends, convinces him to take one last drink.
Did You Know?
Pretty and well-bred women didn't often come to Fort Gannon in the year 1822. Susan Murray was both pretty and well-bred. She was also tough, determined and looking for a man - one particular man.