Banker Hamilton is closing up for the day when Rudy Gray persuades him to stay open for one more transaction--a withdrawal at gunpoint. When Lucas, acting sheriff, is forced to shoot the man, he's unaware that Rudy has a $2,000 reward. A bounty hunter finds out about the reward and poses as Rudy's brother to collect him--and the reward--before Lucas finds out.moreless
The Queen-to-be of France hides out in North Fork.
Mark finds himself the unwilling companion of gunman Carl Avery, who abducts the boy while his accomplice demands a ransom from Lucas.
Able Lincoln's claim that he's the Great Emancipator himself amuses everyone except Matt Yordy.
Lucas is cursed for death by a Mescalaro witch doctor: he was foreman of a jury that convicted an Apache.