As Bronco stops at a waterhole for a drink a man yells at him. He tells Bronco the water is poisoned and he is about to die from it. For saving Bronco's life, the man asks him to take a box to Deputy Billy Styles. Styles pulls a gun on the approaching Bronco but changes his attitude when Bronco gives him the box. He says the money was taken in a robbery. At that moment Marshal Gaffney from Tombstone and a posse ride up arresting Bronco and Styles. They are taken to Sheriff Hodgkins' jail. Styles tells Bronco they are both being railroaded but he has a gun stashed they use to escape and take the money. Styles says they are headed to Yuma for a fair trial but Bronco soon finds he has been tricked when the sly Styles has a rancher hold Bronco for the posse. Bronco faces clearing his name with a posse on his trail but a the wife of his captor, herself a prisoner of sorts, wants him to take her with him.
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Three Fingers Jack
[to Bronco Layne
Of the crime of murder, you stand acquitted on the grounds of self-defense. But the crime of attempting to steal another man's woman, you're adjudged guilty. The prescribed punishment being forty lashes.