When Dougy's sister Gracey is picked for the Sale athletics championships, not everybody in their small bush town is pleased. "Aborigines get special treatment," some of the angry white people say. "it's not fair!" The championships change everything for Gracey and trigger dramatic events in the town too: black and white relations reach explosion point. The time is ripe for the mysterious Moodagudda to seek a victim. In the end, it's up to Dougy to save his family - and to prove himself.