Leofwine, unlike his wild, younger brother, finds no pleasure in terrorizing the countryside and longs to enter a monastery. Shortly after this dream is fulfilled, however, he hears strange rumors of a monk who preaches “heresy”. Unable to stop thinking about these new ideas, Leofwine at last determines to leave the monastery and England. Leofwine’s search for inner peace takes him to France and Rome and finally to Jerusalem, but in his travels, he uncovers a plot against his beloved country. Will he be able to help save England? And will he ever find true rest for his troubled soul?
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