The stage arrives at the Sherman Relay stage with a very sick Annie Whitaker and her teenage son Skip on board. Annie once nursed Jess back to life after a blizzard so he will do anything for her. She knows she is dying and is trying to take her son Skip to his father Leo McCall who she left years ago. Realizing she is going to die before they can reach Leo, she makes Skip promise to go to his aunt in Denver instead of his father. However, Skip wanting to see his father doesn't tell Jess who has promised to take them to McCall at his ranch. On the way to McCall's ranch, Jess is forced to kill one man and catches the second trying to force Skip to give his dad's location. It turns out Leo McCall is a very dangerous killer with a big bounty. They leave the second bounty hunter and Skip tells Jess the truth so they head for Denver. McCall finds the second bounty hunter, kills him and then heads for Skip who tries to leave Jess for his dad. McCall takes the pair back to his ranch but Jess... Written by
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When Skip Whitacker is riding his horse in the corral he is wearing a gun belt and holster with the revolver given to him by his father. After getting off his horse while he is washing his face at the water trough the belt, holster and gun are gone. When he goes into the barn the gun belt and gun reappear. Upon exiting the barn it is gone again until he jumps on his horse to take off to the desert. Then he has his his gun and gun belt once again. See more