A coming of age story about a troubled teenage boy who finds himself by tracking wolves in Wyoming. Owen is a bully with a mean streak. When his actions lead to the accidental death of a friend, he is sent to live with his father, a biologist on Yellowstone's wolf reintroduction program. Upon his first encounter with a Canadian gray wolf the creature's deep gaze stirs something long dead inside himself. Owen must decide how far he will go to protect the wolves, his father, and the place he has finally come to call home.