The wagon train is needing meat but the area is too dry to support much life. While scouting for meat, Flint stumbles into a lush valley. Although there are several signs warning trespassers to stay out, Flint enters anyway. Jess MacAbee confronts Flint telling him to leave and that they have no livestock. Flint leaves but finds cows and other signs of food so he returns in a stealthy manner confronting Jess. When Jess's wife and five daughters see Flint, it is their first contact with anyone from outside since Jess brought his wife Belle there 20 years earlier. Flint updates them on the outside world which upsets Jess who has the daughters and wife doing all the work while he relaxes and protects them from "Indians". Jess and Belle decide that Flint must marry one of the daughters but Flint wants nothing to do with it. Jess runs off a neighbor who has six boys much to Flint's unhappiness. When a group of friendly Indians appear, Flint uses the situation to bring the neighbor back and...