When Em Littlejohn arrives in Colorado, romance is the last thing on her mind. She is content with her place in the Chamberlin family. But upon a visit to a nearby ranch, she catches the eye of Chance, a handsome cook who immediately set out to win her. Em, though, refuses to be his prize. As a Christian, Em knows Chance is bitter against God because of his painful past in slavery. She tries to discourage his persistence, but he will not take a hint. When Chance is wrongly accused of robbing a stage, Em feels compelled to help him. Circumstances will take them down a path neither ever dreamed of following. Will they walk it together.