In 1859, a young girl loses an article of clothing she has borrowed from her Mother without permission when she and her friends attempt to recover it she uncovers her parent’s secrets; one of them is their involvement in the Underground Railway, another is her Father’s God Machine. When she uncovers a plot to burn her own church down which is known for harboring fugitive slaves, she enlists to assistance of a neighborhood gang of ruffians to find out more information about the plot. What she doesn't know is that her Father knows about the plot and that it is staged by an overzealous friend to look like slavecatchers planned it. However it is a plot that almost backfires. Without the help of divine assistance and an incredible device, the incident could of have led start of the American Civil War.