Riding in from the trail, Matt and Chester stop in at the Long Branch. Matt is confronted by the whiskey drummer with an important message. Hit men are gunning for Matt. Should Matt be worried? Will every little sound cause him to be jumpy, or see gunmen in every shadow?
Going to talk to Doc, Matt talks about the quirky drummer who brought the news. Should Matt just hunker down and play it safe?Will this be the chance his enemies in town have to go gunning for him? Kitty brings in her own intelligence about a possible gunman. Matt wants more than just the hit man. He also wants the man who hired him.
Matt has to cut through the wanna be braggers, out to increase their reputation by killing the well known lawman. Chester complains about the new fangled contraptions these days, when a telegram arrives. A friend of Matt’s arrives, and tells about his run in with the drummer. What’s the meaning of telling Tom the same story he told Matt? Why does the whiskey drummer want the two men dead? More importantly, what’s Matt going to do about it?