A contemporary mystery adventure story about twin brothers, born in the midst of a revolution, who do t kw about each other. One of the twins grows up in California. The other grows up in England where the family lives in exile. At the age of 18 the English twin travels to Masama in rthwest America. A secret guardian follows him as well as two revolutionary radicals hoping to do him in. When the twin from California receives a letter telling him he has a brother he decides to find him. This search eventually results in tragedy, reunion, an incredible family secret and a very different future for all of them.