This story takes place in the northern part of the Oregon Mountains. Bob and his wife Karla are celebrating their 3rd anniversary at a mountain cabin retreat when their lives are turned upside down by the attack of a killer bear. During the struggles with the bear, Karla disappears. The hunt for her takes many turns through the wilderness as well as the courtroom because of a local deputy's suspicion. Special mountain tracking dogs as well as area experts find few clues, but Bob never gives up and never quits searching for his beloved wife. Thanks to the re-appearance of the same killer bear, Bob's hunt for Karla takes on a new direction where he comes across something totally unexpected. Again his life changes in the wilderness and he finds Another Life where only despair had been.