As a youth, Henry was rescued from terrible circumstances by the Delaneys, whose loving care helped to heal his painful memories. Now, as a young man of character and of deep faith, working as a representative of the law, his duties bring him disturbing news of the world outside his own family. Henry meets a young widow and baby boy whom he longs to help. But her tragic loss and deep grief have left her frightened and vulnerable. Some years after Henry was adopted, Christine also joined the Delaney family. When she moves to the city to find employment, it is with full determination to follow in the faithful footsteps of her parents and beloved older brother. She marries the son of her employer, yearning to help fill the void left from his lonely childhood. But what will brother and sister find, beyond the gathering storm?