Leo Bertram will protect his mother's honor, as well as her few possessions, at all costs - even if it means leaving the comforts of home to face the unknown perils of the fierce Arctic. Treacherous seas and ominous storms are not enough to keep him from this dangerous pursuit. But little does he know just how risky this venture will be!
The reality of God's providence and sovereign protection carries him though times of deep fear and abandonment on the icebound coast. With determination Leo clings to Martin's words: "Keep up your courage. We must not cast hope aside. God alone can help us!"