John Tanner is returning home after serving two years in prison for shooting a man - but he pleaded guilty only to protect the young and pretty Becky Canasta, whose finger actually pulled the trigger. Now John arrives home to find that his father has had his safe looted and all of his savings taken. Moreover, the robbers have taken Becky! Desperate to find her, John begins his quest in pursuit of the outlaws. News is out about the lost treasure and dozens of men are on the trail, battling with John to be the first to the riches. But for John there is something much greater at stake - the treasure is his only clue to Becky's whereabouts and her part in the robbery. Treachery and violence do not deter John - he will follow the trail to Hell if that is what it takes...