Out on the range, Chester gripes about the annoying prairie dogs on the plains, when a woman in a broken down buggy is spotted. The prim and proper, Sara Howell is searching for her fiancee, Guy Porter. In the Long Branch, Kitty wants to hear all about Sarah from Chester, and why Matt’s helping her out.
Rance and Joe get word of the new woman in town, and the tall blonde haired man that she’s looking for. Is something more dastardly afoot? Will the petite Sarah be in danger? Mrs Smalley tries to warn Sarah to stay off the streets at night, and stay in her boarding house.
Doc tends to the woman who is left barely alive. Will Kitty have any ideas that may help Matt find the thugs? A thin clue about Rance turns out to mean trouble for Matt. Visiting Miss Howell in doc’s office, he has some bad news abouit her potential fiancee. Does she still want to see the man? A twist ending awaits as the lonely woman’s story emerges.