The year is 1751 and New Orleans is just a few hovels surrounding the grid formations of the army camp. Yet there in the middle of the growing riff-raff is a giant of a man named Rillieux Trudeau, with a heart as big as he.
Guillaume Roulet is a young man in the midst of a brewing war between the French and the English over the land where his people have lived for years. Yet he is no fighter; he is just a fur trader and an admirer of women...all women.
Máxima Gregorio is grown now, but when she was a child of six her maternal grandmother came for a visit...a visit that changed her life forever.
What do these three people have in common?
Read along and see how it matters not where one is from, or the language ones speaks, or the color of the skin that makes a true and lasting friend...