Kaitlin Farley, now known as Mazaska Zi Ista by her Oglala band members, has been blessed by the Great Spirit. She is preparing to marry her promised one, the attractive and fierce war chief. Enemy warriors, however, have different plans. Kaitlin is captured and used as bait to lure the mighty Spirit Bear to his demise. How can such a man live a leader's life when his heart and motivation have been stolen from his side? The war chief must make an impossible decision: does he risk his community for the life of his one true love, or does he let the only woman to stir his blood go and be lost to him forever?