While the Vietnam War rages and the rest of the world experiences seismic socio-polictical and cultural shifts, childhood sweethearts Beth Ann Rose and Kaylob Shawn O’Brien are sheltered, naïve and innocent in the northern California town of Novato. Beth Ann, a young spirited redhead, has big plans to work her way to Broadway. And, Kaylob, a creative, warm, easygoing self-starter, dreams of opening a restaurant. Whatever life brings them, one thing is crystal clear — they will be facing it together. They are in love, full of hope and joie de vivre.
Eager to launch their new life, they move south to Riverside, California, as soon as Beth Ann turns eighteen. Then, with no warning, the unthinkable happens. Kaylob is drafted into the U.S. Army. They are devastated. This shakes the foundation of their dreams. He has no other choice, but to serve his country, Kaylob goes to war and leaves behind his girl along with their aspirations.
Come take this journey in book one of a six part Saga through love and war. These two young kids struggle to stay strong and hold on to hope. Growing up is sometimes hard to do, even more so, when it’s thrown at you in a way you never imagined.