Sam Tucker, leader of a band of hardy Virginia mountaineers, is waylaid and shot by Tom Hood, the leader of a rival clan. When Tucker arrives home badly wounded, his sister, Nancy, attires herself in his clothes and sets forth to avenge him. Knowing the Tuckers will seek vengeance, Tom Hood warns his young cousin, Joe, who takes the trail and fires at a suspicions figure which he sees lurking in the brush. His shot is well directed and when he approaches his victim he is horrified to discover that he has wounded a girl. Full of repentance he carries Nancy to his cabin and awaits developments. Several days later the Tuckers become alarmed at Nancy's absence. The clan is gathered together and a search is instituted for the missing girl. Suddenly they come upon Joe, standing guard over his cabin. They fire at him and the shots are heard by the Hoods who hasten to the scene. Soon a battle is waged and Joe and Nancy watch the conflict from the window of the cabin. The young people have ...
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