Cheyenne tries to help a young man with a younger sister and brother and a troubled history. Sadly, Cheyenne who is looking for his friend finds proof that the young man committed a serious crime involving Cheyenne's missing friend.
Cheyenne riding at night has a lame horse. He spots a cabin with a light on but when he yells to get their attention he is given a "lead" reception. He sneaks around to a back door. Inside he finds a young boy Tad with a rifle but his slightly older sister Kat gets a drop on Cheyenne. They disarm Cheyenne as they think he is the law. Before he can talk to them, their older brother Clay Rafferty bursts in the door with a posse following him. A stray bullet hits a lamp starting a fire. Cheyenne is able to knock out Clay, send the kids out the door, and then drag Clay outside. Cheyenne tells the sheriff he is looking for his business partner Whitey Caine. They were to sell a remuda of Pinto horses branded with the Lazy K. Cheyenne returns to the Rafferty home to get his horse where he notices a "V" branding iron in the barn. He takes the kids to town where he finds the boy a job and the girl a home. When Tad saddles their horse he notices the saddle say "Whitey" on it. He becomes friends... Written by