When Gloriana Traft came to Arizona to visit her tenderfoot brother Jim, trouble was rampant in Yellow Jacket. The notorious Hash Knife Outfit of rustlers and gunmen were stealing the ranchers' cattle and terrorizing the beautiful valley. But Gloriana, innocent to the brutal ways of the West, wanted to meet a real desperado. And when she did, Gloriana was the frightened captive of the most dangerous killer of the gang, and facing an ordeal that would put her courage to a merciless test. Guns blazed and blood ran hot and red before Gloriana and her brother became true and valiant citizens of the frontier West.