Father Elliott is on a mission to meet Sitting Bull at the same time the Sioux are on the warpath. After learning from a dying soldier the Sioux have modern firearms, he tells the Army. He then wants Jess to guide him to Sitting bull.
The Wyoming Territory is a place of fear. Sioux renegades, armed better than the cavalry by unscrupulous traders, are raiding and killing over a large ares. The stage line is suffering and there seems no end when Father Elliot comes to Sherman Ranch and Relay station on his way to the Yellowstone to meet with Sitting Bull. He needs a guide but both Jess Harper and Slim Sherman decline the job and the Army is set against Father Elliot making an already volatile situation worse. The gunrunners don't want him in the way either. Father Elliot, seeing it as a mission from God, ignores all and hires Charlie Root to guide him and sets off, passing again Sherman Ranch to say goodbye. When Jess and Jonesy find out that Charlie Root is wanted for murder, Jess has a difficult decision to make with Slim gone to Cheyenne on stage business. Stay at the ranch with Jonesy and Andy or go after Father Elliot and Charlie Root. Jonesy ends up forcing Jess to light out after Father Elliot. In the meantime... Written by