Ben Baker was the most powerful man in the remote Montana settlement of Silver Springs, but, even surrounded by a small army of hired guns, he was afraid. For Baker had many enemies and Brewster Doyle was one of the biggest. Learning that Doyle has sent the infamous gunfighter Frank McCready to kill him, Baker decides to have his men bushwhack the next rider into town. After all, he might not know what McCready looks like but he knows there is only one trail into Silver Springs. But the next rider to appear is the tall drifter known as the Colorado Kid. Fighting for his life in a battle not of his making, can he survive as Silver Springs is bathed in blood?