Jim Hardie is after Crail gang after a holdup in Dobie when the sheriff and several others were killed. He catches Johnny Crail but unknown to Jim, Johnny has help from an unlikely source and no one in town will help him with his prisoner.
After a holdup at Dobie where the Sheriff and four citizens were killed, Jim Hardie is on the trail of the gang and money alone. He finds Johnny Crail along with a wounded member of the gang, Daggett, who is about to die from his wound. Jim is forced to kill Daggett while wounding Johnny. He also recovers the stolen money. Jim takes Johny back to Dobie but finds the citizens are in no mood to help him as they are afraid Holly Crail will return to free his brother. Jim locks Johnny up in the jail telling the crowd he will be gone when the stage arrives in three hours. They begrudgingly go along with this but when the telegraph is destroyed some decide Jim and his prisoner need to leave immediately.Written by