Historical fiction novel that features the life of George Johnson, son of Mohawk mother (Molly Brant) and English father (Sir William Johnson) who live in New York State. The story begins just before the outbreak of the American Revolution when life for young George and his family is one of ease and privilege. War's impact on the Iroquois Confederacy and George's Mohawk family is brutal. The 13-year-old youth joins the war effort and he learns about the devastation of war. A novel that examines the life of a little known youth whose parents' lives were larger than life. This story is based on real-life characters. A timeline and list of the historical characters are appended.