Most westerns have traditionally dealt with the rough and tumble life on thehigh plains and deserts of America. Yet an even greater territory with an evenmore inhospitable climate rests to the North in what is now Canada. Rupert'sLand was a vast expanse held by the Hudson Bay Company under a charter issued bythe British Crown. It is amongst these beautiful and harsh lands surrounding theHudson Bay that this great epic unfolds. After Fort Newcastle is brutally captured by invading French mercenaries,Charles Lord and a band of his surviving soldiers, trackers, and explorersembark on one last great adventure to unite the people of Rupert's Land toreclaim their home. This rollicking historical adventure fights its way on landand sea, all in search of and control of the mythic NorthwestPassage.