While riding to meet a friend and his wife, Bret meets up with another traveller. They share their camp for the night, and discover they are going to meet the same man, but for different purposes. The man is out for revenge on Brit’s friend Dan.
Armed with the new info, Brit breaks camp and goes to prepare his friend and defend him. Did Dan kill the traveller’s brother as he claimed? At the ranch, Brit gets a warm welcome from his friends, Dan and Mary. The couple have left the old, life of violence in the past, or so they think. Brit can’t bring himself to break the news as Mary shows off her new baby. Seeing his chance, Brit warns Dan of the revenge that Red Lawson has planned. Will Dan take a stand? Will his peaceful life that he has enjoyed be shattered?
Brit takes the matter to the sheriff, but finds the office empty, and the sheriff away on business. Red Lawson rides into town, and Brit confronts him, and tries to talk sense to him. The man is fanatical over getting his revenge, even if it means costing his own life.
Brit goes over the matters at hand in his mind as he rides back to Dan’s ranch. What kind of defense can they put up against a man like Red? Tensions grow as the guys try to shield Mary from the ominous news. Eventually, just when Brit rides off, Red makes his appearance. What will happen in the suspenseful moments that come? Will Mary and her baby be safe? By the time that Brit realizes that he has been on a wild goose chase, will he return in time to be of any help?
Red savors his torture of Dan’s emotions as he holds the baby hostage, and at gunpoint. Brit’s voice over presents the unexpected turn of events that brings deliverance from the threat.