By Reg Saretsky
Published: January 25, 2014.
Meet Emma Reynolds-Chase. Born into the caldron state of frontier Missouri in the eighteen thirties. She witnesses its darker sides, as rough men of conviction square off into a conflict that threatens to tear America apart. A world of shifting alliances, with a divided loyalties. America in 1850 - new technology: Telegraph and Steam.: Gold, Iron, and Copper in abundance. New- enemies.