Danny and Dixie Fortune are propelled into a frightening new world when they set out on a treacherous search for their missing father, who is trapped somewhere in the past. The time-traveling twins quickly discover they are totally unprepared for the rigors of life in the United States during the French and Indian War.
Will they be able to track down Colonel George Washington before Danny's impulsive actions land them in trouble? And will the young Washington help them in their quest, or will he turn out to be as selfish a man as their greatuncles claim he was?
Danny and Dixie are about to turn back when they uncover a key lead. Suddenly, it's a race against time to follow the trail! Does their father await them at the end?