From America's master storyteller and writer of historical fiction comes the dramatic conclusion to the saga. The Civil War has ended, but the Hazards and Mains have yet to face their greatest struggles. Even as the embers of old hatreds continue to burn in the heart of a nation torn apart by war, a new future in the West awaits a new generation of Americans seeking a life of their own — and a place to call their own. Filled with all of the vivid drama, passion, and action that have made John Jakes the acclaimed master of historical fiction. is the tumultuous final chapter in one of the greatest epics of our time.