Haunted by the memory of his late wife Molly and smarting from the loss of his beloved Subaru to a huge bull moose, Alaska P.I. Sidney is persuades to help him defend a drug-addicted snowplow operator accused of the hit-and-run death of Willie Olson, the son of a prominent Native leader. With the trial dominating the headlines and the Alaska Native community on edge, tensions are running high, begins to doubt his client’s guilt, suspicions that are reinforced when a key witness surfaces whose testimony could blow the case wide open. Suddenly, Sid is in the crosshairs of malevolent forces hell-bent on seeing to it that his client is convicted. Complicating matters is Sid’s growing relationship with the beautiful newspaper reporter covering the trial. She’s determined to help Sid, but can he trust her? With the lives of his client and witness hanging in the balance, Sid is determined to make things right and and nothing, not druggies, dirty cops or the bitter Alaska cold will stop him.