A dysfunctional family struggles to keep itself together even while some members seem to be drifting away on personal agendas. The senior members of the clan seem powerless as their traditional ways face challenges from new ideas and practices. Meanwhile a shrewd Outsider who marries into the clan uses clever ways to acquire status in the hierarchy to be able to inherit privilege and position for herself and her protégé. The grandees settled in their assured positions do not pick up on these clever moves. So, could fate or nature step in to play a significant role in the Singh Saga? The vibrant flow of language and the intriguing plot hold the reader’s attention as the Mountain Tale unravels.