She is in a hopeless situation. He doesn't have a chance. Mariena Gu Achi is lost. Her native nation has been ordered to a Reservation but her tribe was attacked en route. She and her young brother are all that remain. Wandering in a wilderness filled with dangerous animals, she doesn't have a prayer of survival. Until... Cutie, a hand on the Miller ranch, happens upon them as he is running from his own demons. But will they add to his troubles? Or will Mariena awaken something in him he never expected? Even bring him to believe in himself once more? A Less Convenient Path is a story of two people without peace. Will they find in each other the very things they are missing?