Manolito spots a man being chased by a band of Apaches. He joins the man to help him but is told his help is unneeded. As the battle continues Manolito notices the man has disappeared and suddenly the gunfire is gone as he finds all the Apaches dead. Later, the man arrives at the High Chaparral looking for Big John while ordering Buck to tend to his horse. He is a gunfighter Tulsa Red Big John saved as a witness at his trial who now wants $5000 which Big John refuses. To force his hand, Tulsa threatens to kill Buck the next time he steps into Tucson unless he is paid. Buck leaves with the hands to work on the ranch but Big John with Manolito goes to Tucson where he borrows the money to "loan" to Tulsa Red. When Buck hears what Big John did, he goes alone to retrieve the money from Tulsa. He tells Tulsa he can find him in the saloon the next day at Tucson. Buck returns the money to Big John who has the men stay out of the argument. Tulsa arrives to confront Buck at the saloon, however,...