When Sundari was kidnapped by the powerful Nazir Khan, her parents were unable to rescue her. Innocent young Sharni was kidnapped by dacoits and her terrified husband ran away. Satwant Kaur's kindness to a wounded man resulted in betrayal, when he kidnapped her and sold her as a slave in distant Afghanistan. Unfazed by their situations, all three women acted with courage to free themselves and choose new lives. The stories in this collection are retellings of Bhai Vir Singh's classics. Bhai Vir Singh was a renowned poet, writer, and scholar. He wrote several historical novels, that draw upon the rich cultural tradition of Punjab, telling stories of heroism, courage, and fortitude.