Jim Hardy is sent to Wolf Creek to setup a new office which requires acquiring property there but the entire town was left to Lucy Potter who inherited the entire town from her absent father but she wants to sell the town.
Jim Hardie is on a train to Wolf Creek playing cards with three men and some onlookers to pass the time. When a man named Burkett wins a big hand, an onlooker, Jim Crook, accuses him of cheating with cards up his sleeves. Burkett pulls a gun but the conductor quickly quiets the riff saying he wants no trouble. The game breaks up with Crook and Hardie apologizing to a girl sitting nearby about the incident. She is Lucy Potter who is going to Wolf Creek because her father deeded the entire town to her when he died. Her father left her when she was a baby. She is considering selling the town while Jim Hardie is being sent by Wells Fargo to build an office there. Upon arriving at the hotel in Wolf Creek Jim learns the one buyer for the town is Clem Fallon who manages the town and is known as a crook by Jim. When Lucy becomes the target of murder attempts, Jim helps solve the mystery of what is happening. Written by