A young gunman has come to Dodge City to shoot Matt Dillon. Despite being tossed into jail, Sonny won’t tell who his partner is, and Matt has to remain watchful.
Matt tries to get Sonny to reveal who his partner is. Through some tricky questioning, Matt learns who it is, a known killer. Trying more tricks, Matt sets his prisoner free, in hopes of making a beeline for his partner. Is there a way for Matt to convince Sonny that Nate Skyler is just playing him?
In the Long Branch, Matt talks with Kitty about his troubles in identifying Skyler. The tough guy is found out soon enough, but not before pistols blaze,and bodies laon the ground.