White-born, Cheyenne-raised warrior, Little Wolf, has left his rage on the battlefield after the Custer massacre at Little Bighorn. With his wife and her family, Little Wolf seeks the peace of the high mountains where he intends to raise horses. While away on a hunting trip, a renegade posse descends upon his cabin, killing all but his wife. She is taken to Fort Lapwai to be used as bait to capture the notorious Little Wolf. The soldiers don’t know what they’re getting into.