While it looks as if the smallpox were under control, Dr. Sharma is not convinced, that the real source of the outbreak has been found and danger is banned.
Trefelin is under quarantine, supplies are getting low and Dr. Sharma has not found the source of the of the smallpox outbreak yet. Megan and Emlyn come up with in idea to bring food to the village. Just when things seem to get back to normal, terrible news are delivered.moreless
While Dr. Sharma is waiting for a vaccination unit, Reverend Todd is convinced, that only God can help against the smallpox.
Dr. Sharma's attempt to prevent a smallpox epedemic is openly sabotaged by Trefelin's evangelical minister Herbert Todd. A battle for the hearts and minds of the villagers begins.
A year after they have arrived in Trefelin, Dr. Sharma and his wife have to face new and difficult challenges. The village is threatened by an outbreak of smallpox and Sharma has a new opponent in the person of an evangelist preacher. Apart from that, his mother-in-law who has never approved of him, has announced her visit.moreless