Louise Nairne is idolized by her father and adored by her boyfriend. The opportunity of a comfortable and respectable life beckons, but Louise is haunted by a recurring dream of a Native American running. What and who is this dream about? The meaning of the dream and the identity of the mysterious runner become clear when Louise accompanies her boyfriend, Bill Gautier, on a business trip and they cross the path of three dangerous bank robbers on the run from a job in Montana. Their encounter with the wanted men leads Louise to find a truer form of love with the enigmatic Shandro -- but will this love and the journey it takes her on lead to the fulfillment she craves or the turmoil predicted by the sage-like Beth, and can it ever lead to acceptance from her doting father?