When Steve Duncan is asked to go on an archeological search on a remote Caribbean island, he never imagines the fiery red stallion he will find there. But the giant horse is unapproachable, showing nothing but fear and fury towards people. Steve names the horse Flame and works to gain the untamed giant's trust. But fearsome obstacles arise that test Steve's strength and determination...and put Flame's life in grave danger! When the stallion gets caught in quicksand, can Steve get close enough to save the wild horse?
Part of Walter Farley's famous Black Stallion series, this story introduces a new wild stallion and a headstrong young hero in an adventure filled with excitement and suspense, confirming Farley's reputation as a master storyteller. Recommended for ages 9 and up.