Walks the Sky
Captain Edwards reports to Fort Newnan to assist in what is now known as the Trail of Tears, the forced removal of Cherokees off their lands. He discovers his childhood sweetheart, Catherine Sevenstar, living in deplorable conditions at the fort. Defying orders, he embarks on a path placing him in direct conflict with the fort’s mentally deteriorating commander, Colonel Morse.
Captain Thomas Edwards, a veteran of the Florida Seminole War, reports to Fort Newnan to assist in the forced removal of the Cherokee Nation. Fooled into believing the Cherokees are leaving voluntarily, Edwards imagines an easy assignment that will bolster his military credentials and jumpstart his political ambitions.
Thomas discovers his childhood sweetheart, Catherine Sevenstar, living in deplorable conditions among the Cherokees being held at Fort Newnan. In defiance of orders, he embarks on a path that puts him in direct conflict with the fort’s mentally deteriorating commander, Colonel Morse, and his psychopath henchman, Elias Watkins.
With Catherine’s help, Thomas devises a system to smuggle willing captives towards freedom. After several successful escapes, Thomas’s plans collapse when Elias captures Catherine who is aiding a getaway.
The stakes grow ever higher as Captain Edwards is forced to choose between his career, his future plans, and the woman he still loves.