Dolores, daughter of a wealthy rancher, leaves the convent to marry Don Miguel, a neighbor. Arriving home she meets Square Jack, the sheriff, and is deeply impressed with him. Anticipating his marriage with Dolores, Miguel casts aside Nita, whom he has ruined. Nita, forsaken and shunned, is found by Juan, Dolores' brother, and taken to his home. Before Nita dies she confesses to Dolores that Miguel is the cause of her ruin. When Miguel calls to court Dolores, she accuses him and drives him from the house with a horsewhip. Juan aids his sister. Miguel swears vengeance against Juan, and that night he sneaks to a window and shoots him. In the meantime an intense love has grown up between Dolores and Square Jack. Jack instigates a hunt for Miguel, but he cannot be found. Tormented by his passion for Dolores, he visits the garden under Dolores' window and finds Square Jack there making love to Dolores. He attempts to enter. His progress is halted by a servant. He kills the servant, but in ...
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