Tony Wilcox is running from his past and into his new job all caused by the tragic death of his wife in an automobile accident just two blocks from their home in Cheyenne Wyoming. With in the drive to Tucson, Arizona Tony runs into a massive snow storm in the mountains near Flagstaff Arizona where he is forced to drag a beautiful woman from behind the steering wheel of her crumpled automobile. His activities not only saved the woman from certain death from fire and then possably freezing to death, it set into motion an adventure that brings the two together in a way that neither would suspect. From his new job in Tucson Tony finds how events from the exploring Father Eusebio Francisco Kino effects small mining towns in mid Arizona as well as the massive gamboling casinos of Los Vegas and the one and only battle fought in the Civil War in the state of Arizona. But yet Tony's biggest surprise is yet to come.