John Lawrence Mickelberry, son and heir to his family’s fortune in England, forsake his birthright and his betrothed young maiden while he sailed the sea. Feeling melancholy and apprehensive about his future, he reluctantly announced to his crew this would be his last voyage; He would be returning home to England after ten years. They were traveling by way of the Atlantic from the continent of Africa to America when his ship was destroyed at sea. Seven out of thirteen crewmen and passengers survived the destruction of The Mickelberry. The seven survivors were rescued and nourished back to health by inhabitants of Myradous. The ruler of Myradous, KuRah, is convinced that the captain bears a striking resemblance to another seafaring captain who had saved his people from destruction hundreds of years earlier. Convinced that the two are the same, the ruler attempts to learn what forces have returned the captain to the island and why. In the meantime, he issue orders to his people that the captain and his men were not to be harmed. Despite the ruler’s orders, his son Kabila believes his father is making a mistake by allowing the men to live among them, exposing the island many secrets. Using the many rules that govern their society, Kabila begins a game of manipulation to ensure that the men will be eliminated from their society.