Jack continues to travel the land, hunting foe a way to return to hsi own time. But when he finds a man chained toa rock while a vicious hawk attacks him, it is Jack's duty as a samurai to help him. In an instant, Jack defeats the hawk and frees the man---only ot find that in doing so, he has incurrd the wrath of Divina, an all-powerful goddess.
Divian has a perfect punishment in mind for the samurai. If Jack succeeds in seven deadly tests, she will allow him ot live. These labors are nearly impossible, even for a trained samurai. But Jack knows he must rise to the challenge. And he begins to wonder--if he suceeds and wins Divina''s favor, could she sned him back to his own time?(from the back cover)