The Shetland island of Whales Reef clings to the old ways, but when their clan patriarch dies without a will the whole community is in danger of collapse. What’s worse, a North Sea oil investor is willing to do anything to get his hands on the island and its resources – even disrupt the assumed lineage of the inheritance.
Will the money of a big oil investor ruin life forever for those on Whale’s Reef? Or will, by some miracle, the whole inheritance question be settled without a court fight? A fight the tiny island can’t afford.