Find The Wind’s Eye
In 1854 Boston, Third Lieutenant Andrew Gunn resists a presidential order for his ship to extradite a fugitive slave to Norfolk, Virginia. Sworn to uphold a lawful, though immoral order, Gunn faces the hazards of hard choices, which threaten his own life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness.
In 1854 Boston, Third Lieutenant Andrew Gunn of the United States Revenue Cutter Service resists the President’s direct order to extradite a fugitive slave back to Virginia aboard his ship — a lawful order that he believes is immoral and unjust.
Torn between his reverence for freedom and his duty to enforce the law in service to his country, Gunn suffers the hazards of hard choices that threaten his own life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness. His first real exposure to the scourge of slavery brings chaos to his ordered life, despite his desperate attempts to control it. He strives to do the right thing, while struggling with the ugly truth of his own complicity in the national sin of slavery.