The civil war has been won and Major Raif Gunnerson has not only survived but prospered. He has gained promotion, profit, respect and regional fame. He returns to his family to be presented with another challenge by his uncles. It is one that will enrich the family and increase Raif’s fortune if he is successful. It will also give him a new life in the west.Raif is no fool and realizes with the potential for great gain there is danger. Raif will be required to use the skills and talents sharpened during the war. Raif accepts the challenge and partnership with his uncles. He sets out to create a new life, find a suitable wife, and recruit the kind of men needed to tame the west. By chance, Raif finds prospects beyond anything he had imagined but the danger is also multiplied. Raif’s courage, fighting ability, and leadership will again be tested as he and his band fight to tame their part of the vast west. Raif will have to deal with danger, political intrigue, betrayal, crime, greed, and jealousy. The lives and futures of increasing numbers of people will come to depend on his success. Follow Raif on his great adventure.