Western alternate history adventure romance. Illustrated. Light humor, light romance, grim action, pure adventure. It's 1892, the fourth and bloodiest year of the Civil War. Two war orphans, A girl in the rth and a boy in the south, meet over a vast battlefield and seek their future in the west, the girl's legacy, The Rose Mine, lost with the murder of her father. Together with the friends they meet along the way, they go on to become heroes of the American west, instrumental in the violent birth of the state of Colorado and the bringing to justice of her father's murderer.