Inside an ancient oak, the gentle Willow People live in peace and harmony with nature. But Humans flood the valley. In a desperate bid to survive, the People set sail in an oak-bough ark. Somewhere beyond the floods is a new life for them, and a new home. They will need all their courage to find it. But they have also saved Deadeye of the Nightshade Clan and his host of vicious allies. Now it is more than courage they will need.