"Pletts's ambitious debut weaves our history into an intense narrative for today's readers." —Alan Geoffrion, author of Broken Trail Eldon Quint toils as a farmer on the Dakota frontier. The widowed father leaves the faintest impression as he moves through the world, wishing to shield his sons from the violence that shaped his own childhood. His twin brother, an outlaw known by his chosen name—Jack Foss—leaves only bloodshed in his wake. After years of estrangement end in violence on a winter morning in 1883, the farmer Eldon Quint sets off to rid the world of the outlaw Jack Foss once and for all.