Will is taken captive by a big rancher Major McKinney that wants his land in Colorado. He escapes with the help of the Major's daughter Elizabeth. They are pursued by Major McKinney and his hands to Arizona through Colorado. Liz and Will are married in Meeker, Colorado but later Elizabeth is captured by the Ute Indians while Will is away from camp. Still being chased by McKinney. He has many encounters with the Major and his hands, captured again but escapes and returns to Steamboat, Colorado where he has friends. He searches for Elizabeth but hears she's dead so he returns to Steamboat and goes to California with Bess, a rival of Elizabeth. McKinney hands follow him and catch up with him where there is a gunfight. He returns to Colorado with Bess. Elizabeth is rescued by the US Cavalry after being captive for a year and returned to her father who also thought she was dead. She has a confrontation with Will and Bess. Liz has been gone a year and returns with Will's son and is pregnant with an Indian baby.