AT THE START OF THE 1600s
a few men & women from France come to settle in Canada.
The native peoples, treated as equals, welcome them.
A great social experiment is begun, then falters. The colonists find themselves in a fight for survival.
IN THE NEW LAND
the monk-priests find the suffering they sought, but the mission to conquer the hearts & minds of the natives, fails.
Faith & endurance are tested by failure, torment, & martyrdom, in a wilderness ruled by the Devil.
The Jesuits’ only hope is to find the bone of an Irishman dead 500 years.