By 1866, thousands of people were streaming west. Many of their stories went unrecorded, the history of their struggles lost. Into the Dust is the story of three of those pioneers. Zack and Lydia Grant live in the turbulent time following the Civil War that threatens their home in the mountains of Tennessee. Zack decides to strike out alone, leaving his pregnant wife behind. He faces new fears, illness, Indians and countless hardships only to find his dreams colliding with reality. At the same time, young Cleveland Taylor finds himself alone in Oregon. Head survived the wagon train that claimed two of his sisters, but now he finds he must survive times of danger, hunger and the unexpected. Into the Dust is a tale of faith, courage and love. It is a glimpse of the life pioneers endured on the many roads west.