A fast moving novel of faith, love, war and romance that brings to life young Francisco Cordova. A Texas born Mexican American, (Tejanos as they were referred to) Francisco was born and raised on the large Trully horse ranch and farm. As were his parents and grandparents before him, working and training horses for the rodeo. Part of young Francisco's job, other than to grow up learning to ride and train horses, was to look after young Rose Trully, the only child of Judge John Trully, the owner of the ranch and his family's employer. As teenagers, he and Rose had to suppress their love for each other fearing there parents would separate them. The outbreak of or war in 1941 changed everyone's life. Rose went off to Harvard to study law as her father had and Francisco enlisted in the Army Air Corp serving as a tail gunner on a B-17 bomber. His plane was seriously damaged in aerial combat over German occupied France where he bailed out. Unconscious and wounded he was rescued by a beautiful young woman in the French Resistance only to learn he had lost his memory, thus beginning two and a half years of war, romance, and adventure.