Based in the 19th Century, Douglas Chism was a poor, brash, young New York City Blacksmith. He was very talented in his trade, the best in the entire city, but was also good at something else, poker. One night, and over a poker game, in a busy New York City saloon, would change Douglas' destiny for the rest of his life. As a result of that poker game, he would embark on a journey that would take him and his family out west. It is an unforgettable journey that would see triumph, heartache, and a little luck. Come along with Douglas on an adventure to the west in some danger, intrigue, and some unfortunate moments.