Hans leaned against the wall for support, surveying the scattered possessions and the rumpled bed on the floor. Something was very wrong. He buried his face in his hands, fighting despair . . . Who might know where his family had gone? Hans and Maria Penner, separated by the Communists in East Germany, continue to travel west toward freedom, each fearing the other slain. This is the story of a family distressed, persecuted, and separated, but not forsaken.