Trouble ensues when paroled convict Les Rand returns home after seven years to settle a score with his once alcoholic father. Believing that Dr. Rand was solely responsible for the death of his beloved Pawnee wife, Akiya. Meanwhile, Flint seeks the help of Dr. Rand after the cook is severally injured by a collapsed wagon. But the townsfolk prejudice towards Indians, warn Flint of a notorious gunslinger Les Rand, and that Dr, Rand is out of town on errands. Waiting for the Doc's return, Flint befriends Les despite the townsfolk attempt to pit one against another, to hide the truth of Akiya's death. Meanwhile, Les rekindles his old flame for Evie, adopted mother of his seven-year-old son Mike Rand.