The Graingers visit Medicine Bow where Elizabeth picks up one of many new breeds of chickens she ordered and John visits the bank. Meanwhile, at the saloon Dell Stetler waits at the bar as the other four members of his gang arrive. One is late due to a hurt horse delaying their planned robbery of the bank. As two of the men enter the bank, one member Bob Archer feels something is wrong. As he walks into the street Ryker yells at him from his seat telling him to look up. The buildings are lined with the Sheriff and deputies. Archer is wounded but captured, one man is killed, and the other three escape. Stetler and Cullen Tindall are unharmed but Roy Tindall is severely wounded. Because the hands are all gone on a trail drive for two weeks, the two men take Roy to Shiloh where they take the Graingers who are alone hostage forcing them to tend to Roy and John Grainger to get Dr. Hinton to help. This results in a matching of wits between John Grainger and Stetler while the law searches ...