Duncan and Susanna McKaskel are a young married couple travelling to the West with their son, hoping to start a new life. Along the way, they stop in a small town where they meet a gang of bandits led by Doc Shabitt. After Duncan unintentionally angers the gang, he and Susanna flee the town, but Shabitt leads his men in pursuit of revenge. A mysterious stranger by the name of Con Vallian soon begins helping the family as they try to find a new home and protects them from Shabitt's gang.
Did You Know?
In a conversation with Tom McKaskel (Kenny Morrison), Con Vallian (Sam Elliott) learns Tom's father was in the battle at Gettysburg. Elliott played General Buford in Gettysburg
(1993). See more
The date carved in the cabin by Susanna's brother is September 1876. Earlier in the movie, she learned that he was killed with Custer at the Little Bighorn, which occurred in late June of that year. See more
You shoulda made sure, Injun.