Jim Trask, a former sheriff who is considered dead, returns home after the Civil War. During his absence, Abilene changed a lot and became like a powder keg, ready to explode at any moment. And the nascent war between cattle breeders and farmers only adds fuel to the fire ..
The townspeople convince him to again take the sheriff’s place and restore order in the city. After many doubts, he gives his consent, despite the mystery that is exhausting his soul, which painfully torments him more every day ..