Lucia Willems greatly admires her big brother Dirk. He treats her kindly and works hard to provide for the family. But he leads a dangerous life at odds with the law. With beliefs rooted in the teachings of Jesus, Dirk baffles his friends and angers the authorities. When he acts on his beliefs and saves the life of his enemy, the whole town is shocked.
Lucia is angered at the injustice in her world. Yet as she faces her anger and pain, she remembers her brother’s example and finally learns that it is possible to live in a kingdom where forgiveness wins, evil is repaid with kindness, and death is a new beginning.