Peg Halstead returns from finishing school back east after five years to her dad's ranch at Medicine Bow for a two week vacation. She had a young girl crush on Trampas who teased her when she was younger hanging out at Shiloh. When they meet again, the relationship blossoms into more than a crush on both sides. Peg has romantic memories of home believing she never wants to leave it. As Peg and Trampas see each other discussion turns to starting a life together on a new ranch in remote Dove Canyon. However, her dad, John Halstead, wants her to return east and stay away from the west as he feels the west killed her mother. He confides to Clay that Dr. Spaulding has told him he has limited time due to a previous heart attack. Peg is determined to stay home and marry Trampas but learns life in the west is more complicated and remote than she remembers as she helps Holly and Elizabeth and her and Trampas encounter Indians at Dove Canyon. Her father determined to end her staying decides to ...