Slade happens upon Gunnar Jensen being chased by two Indians on the road to Concho. Slade helps him. Gunnar is a carpenter looking for work and Slade has been summoned to Concho because someone has locked up the carpentry trade there.
Slade is on his way to a job when he is mistaken as a rustler and receives a beating. A sign maker named Omar finds him, takes him home, patches him up, and helps him on his way so that Slade can get to town and solve the crime.
Slade missed a rendezvous with a man carrying blueprints of bank vaults throughout the territory. He pursues him but finds the man dead. He wants to find the man's killers before they can rob any more banks.