In this first volume of Sir Walter Scott’s famous historical novel "Redgauntlet" you will meet Darsie Latimer and Alan Fairford, two very good friends who have grown up together. Darsie must not set foot in England until he is 25 because of his background, which he knows almost nothing about. While he discovers more about his past, Darsie is brought into conspiracy and his life is endangered. Will Alan manage to warn his friend on time? Will they meet someone who can throw light over Darsie’s past? The story continues and becomes more tangled in the second volume of this book.