After killing former sheriff Matt Austin’s (Luke Perry) the wife and son for revenge, a quest begins. An escaped prisoner shows that he remembers who sent him to do time in jail so long ago. In a small town saloon Austin’s mission to locate his family’s murderer comes to an end. The pursuit was long and difficult. Upon discovering the killer a gunfight ensues, unfortunately in the crossfire an innocent bystander is shot and injured. Once again the murderer made a quick getaway. In exchange for the death of the rancher the former sheriff agrees to help his widow fight a land baron. The tycoon was trying to take her land for its precious water rights.