Eight summers ago, Many Wolves killed Laughing Crow, the legendary leader of the Nokoni Comanches. And ever since that time, Many Wolves has been hiding himself deep in the unforgiving lands along the Pecos River. It's a place where few men could survive, yet he has thrived with the help of his trained hawk and wolf.Now Laughing Crow's son, Thorn Bird, is hell-bent on finding Many Wolves. Thorn Bird has asked the enigmatic warrior Malone to help him find the elusive white-skinned man with the strange animal magic. Together-and with the assistance of Thorn Bird's new Mexican friends, led by the amiable Paco-they hope to find Many Wolves... and kill him.