In the summer of 1725, two fishermen from the Isle of Lewis––young Ian MacLeod and his uncle Hector MacKenzie––set sail from Le LeHavre for Louisbourg and Île Royale on a newly christened merchant ship.

For Ian, it will be his first time experiencing the world beyond the rugged shores of the Outer Hebrides, and what he will discover in the New World will change the direction of his life forever.