Ned Buntline tries to sneak quietly into Tombstone to meet Amy Jones. She is the widow of a Ten Percent Ring leader who was killed by the gang. Ned has received a $10,000 advance to write a book about her husband and the gang. Upon meeting her Ned is smitten with her of which she takes advantage. Her goal is to leave Tombstone with Ned taking her to New York. Shotgun sees Ned arrive and tells Earp. The Ten Percent Gang hearing about Buntline sends men with backups to kill Amy. They make an attempt that Earp and Shotgun stop upping the pressure on Amy. Since Ned is broke, Amy uses a sample of Earp's signature to frame him as taking bribes to squeeze $1,000 from Dameron the editor of the Nugget. Upon learning about the money Ned is sadden to hear Earp is on the take but he is ready to leave with Amy. Earp has to prove to Ned what type of woman Amy is and the danger he is in which becomes too real. Written by
Did You Know?
Ned Buntline was the celebrated author of dime novel thrillers. He was also a friend and admirer of Wyatt Earp, to whom he presented the long-barrel .45 known as the Buntline Special. But every time their paths crossed, Mr. Buntline got himself into trouble and dragged Wyatt Earp into it.