A book for teens that explores the dilemma of a young man prior to the Civil War, who discovers someone in the community is helping runaway slaves and that his own father is involved in the slave controversy. A moving story of how he must determine his own feelings regarding slavery.
Brady knew there was something strange going on over at Drover Hull's cabin. He thought Hull was helping runaway slave and he just had to tell someone. But the minute he told his father, Brady could tell by the look on his face that he'd opened his mouth once too often. When he learned of his father's part in the slavery controversy, Brady wanted to help him, but he knew his father wouldn't trust him to keep a secret.