The drovers party in a small town but with big consequences. One drover is killed over a crooked roulette wheel and Rowdy quits the drive to help a woman. Rowdy may pay with his life because the woman is the wife of the Marshal.
Gil breaks his own rule when the trail boss lets his boys go wild in a town with a crooked roulette wheel and watered drinks. Before leaving camp Rowdy has Favor hold his money to protect it. Rowdy decides to check out the town by window shopping. The Marshal's luscious young wife desperately seeking any way to escape him, steals Rowdy's empty wallet but returns it to him. Rowdy is a perfect foil, as she meets him at the blacksmith shop telling him she is in trouble and needs $50 to leave. As Rowdy asks Favor for his money, a fight breaks out in the saloon over the crooked roulette wheel. Favor tries to remove his men but a dealer and drover Billy are killed. The men leave town with Favor promising to return to settle with the Marshal. At camp Rowdy asks for his money but Favor sensing a ripoff refuses. Rowdy picks a fight and quits the drive to get his money. He returns to give Clovis $50. She refuses it knowing Rowdy is in danger telling him to leave town while the Marshal's tiny ... Written by
The Sedalia Trail is a thousand miles of dust, deep river crossings, and stampedes, a job forgotten by those who wait for their cattle at the end of the drive. But not forgotten by the men in the saddle who bring the cattle through. Like me - Gil Favor, trail boss.
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