Andrews is a US marshal riding to his new assignment in Stone Junction, Kansas. Van Sickel and Drake mistakenly believe the marshal is after them and they engage in a gun battle. Van Sickel is killed, while Drake is brought to town for trial. Andrews arrives to discover that a lynch-mob
mentality reigns in mayor Bettger's town. Russell provides the love interest as the saloon keeper and Drake's ex-fiancee. The townspeople decide to lynch both Andrews and Drake, but an Indian attack gives Andrews a chance to escape with Russell. Director Springsteen handles the numerous plot
twists nicely. The final sequence is particularly well done as the warring Indians tear apar...