The Acadian is the story of an underdog who thrives by never giving up.
In 1660, Acadia lies between Boston and Quebec, and both France and England claim it. The vast area of old-growth forest and pristine waterways is home to the Mi’kmaw people. The French colonists in Acadia have established a friendly alliance with their Native hosts, but Massachusetts Militiamen currently occupy the four Acadian forts.
Olivier arrives from France as an indentured servant and runs away from his employer for the fur trade’s adventurous life. When he witnesses an atrocity committed by rogue English soldiers, he’s drawn into the resulting conflict by Atahocam, a Mi’kmaw warrior who fights to avenge his family’s murder. Olivier dreams of his own land, a wife, and a family, but every winter, he’s drawn back to the woods, and its dangerous adventures, jeopardizing his family.
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