Diego Gonzaleys left his wife Helean and son Josue in Santander Spain for a career on the high seas hunting whales. After many years mastering the art he decided it was time for a change the guilt of leaving his wife and son behind to fend for themselves was playing on his mind. He had heard news of new farmland being opened up across the Blue Mountains near Bathurst for raising sheep. He had a substancial amount of money saved up. Thinking he would purchase some land and send for his son Josue and wife Molly and their son Juan to leave Spain and start a new life in Australia. When the Gonzaleys finally settled on the land they experienced nothing but hardship. Continuous drought and fierce confrontation from their neighbours the aboriginals and Police Troopers led by the ruthless Henry Blunder were only some of the setbacks they had to deal with.