Sammy Grant, lost on the Great Plains, becomes a man, and a legend among the Cheyenne. They call him Eagle Wolf. When Annie Tolliver and her two sons are abandoned on the Oregon Trail, Eagle Wolf becomes their protector and provider. With her gentle kindness, Annie draws him back to the land of the living. But God has a larger mission for Sam and his Guardian Spirit. Even the degenerate Ahaz Cobb cannot stop the man called Eagle Wolf.