Bat spots Lisa Truex in Deadwood who stole $2000 from him. Bat wants to collect but Lisa's boyfriend runs the town. She sells Bat an acre of land she owns that appears to be worthless but Bat finds a way to profit from it if he lives.
Arriving in dangerous Deadwood, South Dakota, Bat spots Lisa Truex, a former employee who stole $2000 from him before skipping town in Denver. Bat confronts Lisa but discovers she is a close friend of Leo Talley who is a powerful man in the Dakota Territories. Lisa says she is broke so in order to stay out of jail, she offers Bat a worthless acre of land for $8000 but Bat agrees to only clear the $2000 debt for the land. Bat converts the acre into the exclusive graveyard "Destiny's Playground" selling plots for $100 apiece giving him a sizable profit. When Bat's plan turns a profits, Leo and Lisa try to have Bat killed in a gunfight with gunslinger Toby Dawson but Bat prevails. Toby has the local undertaker O'Malley prepare a grave for Bat in Destiny's Playground who returns reporting he discovered gold in the first grave. Lisa and her crooked partner frame Bat for running a land-swindle by changing the land records and killing the land office clerk. Written by
Deadwood, South Dakota: the blood-soaked capital of the Black Hills Gold Rush. Even when its gold was gone, the glitter of Deadwood's reputation continued to attract anyone interested in quick money, fast guns, and sudden death. One of Deadwood's most reluctant visitors was Bat Masterson, the man who became a legend in his own time.
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