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Polly Alden, a young California-bound Arkansas emigrant, falls in love with Tom Langford, a Mormon boy she meets in the settlements of Utah Territory. The young lovers defy mistrust and opposition as they aspire to a life together. Animosity between the emigrants and the settlers grows as the wagon train makes its way through the territory, culminating in the blood-stained soil of Mountain Meadows. Follow the trail of the Arkansas emigrants and the blossoming affection of the star-crossed lovers in a tale inspired by history and the eternal conflict between hatred and love.