Fleeing religious persecution in Germany, a family seeks a new start in uncharted country - America. It is the mid-1700s and British and French forces are struggling for control over the abundant resources of this new territory. Carving out a homestead can be arduous work, but the family labors joyfully. Then the unthinkable: In a terrifying raid, Delaware warriors kidnap the two young daughters and attempt to indoctrinate them into native culture. Through their ordeal they never lose hope and "their faith becomes their freedom.