Passing through Stow Wells, top shootist Jed Herne needs a tooth pulled. Instead, he walks into a whole lotta bloodshed. When he outdraws and kills a kid out to prove himself, instead of arresting him, the sheriff makes Jed an offer to ride shotgun on a stagecoach laden with silver. Herne accepts and when the stage is attacked he finds himself using his famous guns to deadly effect once again. Then the Abernathy Home for Distressed Gentlemen comes under attack by the Apache Chief Mendez, not only does Herne the Hunter face that challenge and come face to face with a deadly enemy but also a man who claims to be his father!