A wild ride through mid 1600's North American settlement... Young Silas Freethorn realizes from a very early age that he doesn't quite fit into Puritan New England society. Witnessing whippings and hangings, and living by strict rules, lead him to behaviors and thoughts that aren't tolerated in his community. Luckily, he meets and befriends Abigail Reed. Pretty and cunning Abigail, gives Silas the friend he needs to tolerate the society they live in. However, an unfortunate series of events leads to a betrayal that forces Silas to leave home and begin an improbable adventure. For the next seven years, Silas struggles to stay alive as he grows from boy to a man. His adventures lead him to a Wyandot Native American Indian village, through the Appalachian Mountains with a pair of French fur trappers, and eventually to a Spanish mission that is being built. Brave Silas is forced to make many difficult decisions along the way while still confronting burning questions about the betrayals in his past. What destiny does his future hold? Will he survive to follow his chosen path? The Adventures of Silas Freethorn: A Puritan Tale.