The drovers come across a group of women who say they headed to Fort Worth to marry homesteaders. After a dance they go their separate ways until one is found dying. Favor, Rowdy, and Hey Soos try to help but find themselves hostages, too.
The drovers think it's a mirage of Paradise when they run into a stranded wagon train of young single women. The mail-order brides say they're destined for Fort Worth homesteaders. That night the women and drovers develop a few friendships during a dance. The next day the drovers leave while Harleck returns with new gear saying the men left Fort Worth. The good news is that he knows a place in west Texas looking for women. They vote to take his suggestion except for Flora who has a husband in Fort Worth she wants to find. Harleck sends Meyers with her to Fort Worth but his real task is to kill her. The fork-tongued Harleck and wagon master have other plans for their pretties. Meyers can't kill Flora but leaves her stranded in the wild. She wonders aimlessly suffering from exhaustion when Rowdy and Quince find her after a fall. At camp, she dies but the men know something is wrong. Favor, Rowdy, Hey Soos and two men leave to locate the women. Favor sends the two men to the herd and ... Written by