Richmond and Carolyn Davidson's lives changed the day they decided to follow God's will and free their slaves. When the Underground Railroad heard of this possible safe house in the turbulent South, runaways began appearing at their door. Unable to turn them away, the Davidsons realized they had to find a way to help the runaways and keep their family safe. The Davidsons' neighbors, the Beaumonts, do not agree with the Davidsons' decision. When the beautiful Veronica Beaumont sets her sights on Seth, the older Davidson son, the Beaumonts don't approve. How far will things go before Seth realizes he's playing with fire? As the issue of slavery heats up, neighbors and family members are forced to take sides in this dangerous time. Loyalties and families become divided as the South is plunged into civil war.