Strong winds of change are sweeping across the Great Plains of the Old West. There has been an invasion of reformers and prohibitionists, and the big herds of buffalo and other game animals are slowly disappearing. In the small Kansas town of Sulphur Creek, the saloon owners have hired gunslingers to intimidate the reformers and young Jock Sumner is caught right in the middle. As ward of Town Marshal Uriah Tate, Sumner is hot property but a hunter named O'Brien, stopping off in town, learns the boy and the town are in trouble and decides his help is needed. In a town full of hired killers there is only one man who can save a young boy's life, and prevent a real war from tearing the town apart...