Born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, Margaret Wrinkle is a writer, filmmaker, educator and visual artist. Her award-winning documentary, broken\ground, about the racial divide in her historically conflicted hometown, was featured on NPR’s Morning Edition and was a winner of the Council on Foundations Film Festival.
Richardson, a troubled Revolutionary War veteran, has spent his life fighting not only for his country but also for wealth and status. When the pressures of westward expansion and debt threaten to destroy everything he’s built, he sets Washington, a young man he owns, to work as his breeding sire. This leads to Wash’s encounter with a potent healer named Pallas, who inspires him to forge a new understanding of his heritage and his place in it.