Four men of alternative lifestyle. Introduced first in 'A High Country Tale', the four volume set marks down the early days of development of each of these unusual and exemplary human beings, equating how each eventually arrives in one another's lives.
Lucas Laughlin Cevennes. Born into the sinful state of Man a young boy learns of the difficulties involved in growing up different.
Rome, Georgia. USA. The center of the universe for Calumet Alfrederic Broadhearst. Clear knowledge that his future holds one other in reserve with whom to share the path he travels.
Jacob Winslow Marshall. From earliest years of his life, he recognized a destiny of dramatic import in the dimness of a Texas horizon yet to be explored, knowing it to be where he must make way in order to fulfill purposes.
Jeremy Fallsworth Kell. One of the Blue Mountain Kell clan. Becoming a father at barely eighteen changed his entire equation, challenging the goatherd-cum-student to scale more than mountains in the metamorphosis to principled philosopher as foretold by the stars.