Jess is hunting the dangerous killer, Murry Lander, which takes him to Hillsboro, Texas. When he arrives, he discovers that two men have just gunned down the town mayor.
He tracks the two killers to the town of Mason and discovers that Lander has also been there. Meanwhile, another bounty hunter shows up looking for Lander.
A young girl named Sissy arrives on the stagecoach. Jess finds himself saddled with her and her quest to find her brother. If that isn’t enough to deal with, he ends up helping another woman, Marybeth, who has been held against her will for years.
He feels obligated to help Sissy find her brother and help Marybeth find a new life, but there’s a chance he might have to kill Sissy’s brother when he finds him.