When Sterling King agrees to defend a client accused of murder, she never thinks winning the trial will place her client and herself in danger. Her client has evidence against some powerful people. After she wins the case, they kill him, but then it occurs to them - he might have confided in her. The bomb they plant misses Sterling, but kills four FBI agents. Determined to find the people responsible for the death of the agents, the FBI assigns a team headed by Gary Randall, and old flame, to protect Sterling.
David Mason, up-and-coming detective in the Houston Police Department, has a career that's on a meteoric rise. Now he faces two of the toughest challenges of his life. First, he has to decide if he will violate the code that Texas police officers all adhere to, protect their brother officers. He believes fellow officers have committed a homicide. If he turns them in, he'll face the wrath of the officers in the department.
Bryanne Hartford's client killed two men in front of deputies and on video. But is she guilty? Hartford, a Houston criminal defense attorney, deplores any form of vigilante justice. However, she takes the case because of her disdain for the death penalty and her belief that her client is mentally incompetent. Andrew Hurst, the newly elected district attorney in Lufkin, Texas, personally thinks the woman should get a medal for killing the two men, but he is duty-bound to prosecute her for the murders.
In 1858, eight-year-old Andy Johansson and his family set off in a wagon train for Montana. The wagon train is massacred while Andy is away, and he's captured by a young Sioux warrior who believes Andy is a spirit sent to him by the Great Wakhan Thanka. Years later, when soldiers arrive to force the Indians out, Andy, having been raised as Sioux, has to choose between his race and his culture. He joins his Indian brother in an attempt to save their land.
"The Real Story of the Lakota"