Mark Kincaid is a successful New York City stockbroker, who has accomplished everything he set out to do. His life is completely shattered when his wife, Becky, walks out on him, and he leaves everything and everyone he knew to find a purpose in his life.
Down at the end of a long dirt road in the wilderness of the Sierra Madre of northern Mexico, he finds spiritual healing with new friends. Raul and Rosa give him a home. Padre Luis, a Tarahumara Shaman, guides Kincaid to find his purpose. Esperanza, after a rocky beginning, becomes his soul mate.
He runs a marijuana business with his friends, until organized narco-terrorists come to take over.
There is too much violence and mayhem being committed by the dopers, as they systematically enslave the primitive Tarahumara Indians to grow their drugs.
Kincaid and Padre Luis, align to rid the Sierra of drug dealers. Padre Luis organizes thousands of his Tarahumara to aid in Kincaid's six month adventure of sabotage, deceit and murder.
The scenery and the history of the Sierra Madre and the culture of the Tarahumara are explored as Kincaid gradually learns: The Tarahumara are not primitive. We are.