Apacheria, 1880. Tanayia is alone in the world. Her village destroyed and her people murdered by a group of revolutionaries who w hold her hostage. A daring escape on the edge of Cochise's stronghold saves Tanayia's life, but she discovers her ordeal is only w beginning. Forced to live in a government run boarding school, Tanayia is stripped of her identity. The headmistress is bent on destroying Tay, but Jacob Five-Wounds stands in her way. Jacob urges Tay to run away with him--but diphtheria strikes the school. Now Tanayia must make a choice, a choice she kws may cost her both Jacob and his love.