Shortly after the wars in the far west between the Indians and settlers, Jim Carson, a prospector and his pretty wife, settle in a cabin on the mountainside near his claim. Jim has a violent temper which has caused misery to his wife, but the day comes when she can no longer bear his cruelty and she decides to leave him. She packs a few belongings and is about to leave when a thirsty young prospector, in quest of water, stops her at the door. After receiving the filled bottle he asks to escort her safely over the mountains, not knowing why, or whither she is bound. She accepts his offer and they take up the tiresome trail. All would have gone well, had not a band of renegade Indians filled with liquor espied them. The Indians plan to exterminate the little party. The battle for life begins and is heard by Jim Carson who rushes to their aid, not knowing that his wife is one of the party. After a personal encounter with one of the renegades, he finally scatters and defeats them. Then ... Written by
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