Ancient clans of Europe carved out a way of life foraging and hunting. Orphaned, Peta lives with her mother and sister, having been spurned by their own people. A wandering hunter, Ronan, finds the girl enchanting, yet vulnerable. When tragedy strikes, Peta and her family struggle to survive, meeting a gifted healer, who takes them in. She has never forgotten Ronan, and, as a young woman, she seeks him out, hoping to find him in the land beyond the mountain, but can she survive the journey alone?