Winter 3000 years ago, invaders decimate their homeland. A small group of Bird Clan refugees flee north into unknown glacial Canada. This story focuses on families and interacting relationships, but mostly of a brother and sisters leap to maturity in a beautiful yet hostile area. Through all, the Bird Clan so far manages to stay together, yet that may soon change. A hostile clan threatens to enslave everyone who crosses their path. People intercede but to not much avail. At times it takes wisdom to see thingsright ... but contrary to that, there is always Mada of the Bird Clan.