It is 1839 and Thomas – a good man and his beautiful life inspiring wife (Margaret) travel to a nearby small town to attend the wedding of his sister Elizabeth. She is about to marry the most powerful man of the region – Sheriff Josef Roberts. Thomas is suspicious of the sheriff. Thomas's suspicions are confirmed when he overhears the sheriff talking privately with some men. He keeps the information to himself.
As the life circumstances of Thomas change, the allure of the sheriff’s darkness becomes intoxicating. As he crosses the fine line between lightness and darkness can power and greed fill the emptiness of his heart. Will a life driven by revenge motivate and inspire him?
Are the people in his life enough to keep the darkness of greed and revenge from consuming his soul? Can his sister, Elizabeth keep the people she loves safe? Can any good come out of darkness? Elizabeth believes that her son will be ok if she just keeps the darkness out.