Notorious criminal Frank Griffin and his gang of outlaws are on a mission of revenge against Roy Goode, a son-like protégé who betrayed the brotherhood. While on the run, Roy seeks refuge with hardened widower Alice Fletcher, an outcast herself, in a worn-down, isolated mining town of La Belle, NM — governed mainly by women. When word reaches La Belle that Griffin is headed their way, the town bands together to defend against the murderous gang in a lawless western frontier.
When an injured outlaw shows up at her ranch, a headstrong widow sees that her life -- and the lives of those close to her -- will never be the same.
La Belle wrestles with an all-or-nothing offer. Bill seeks new and dangerous ways to prove himself, And Frank shares a story with a captive audience.
Bill envisions Roy's fateful stand, a reluctant Truckee learns to ride a horse, Whitey tries his hand at making music, and John spreads the word.
Bill receives some distressing news, and Frank takes on a different type of danger. A part of Alice’s murky past comes into focus.
Eager to track Frank and his crew, Bill solicits help from the Army. Meanwhile, Alice and Roy hit pay dirt and Whitey shares a secret with Mary-Agnes.
Mary-Agnes tries to help the free-spirited Martha escape her past. Grigg ensures Frank stays in the know. Roy struggles with his feelings for Alice.