Jemal is made sheriff of a town when the current sheriff, his old friend, plus another man are killed. Corey is made deputy. But townspeople are not helpful in keeping the peace. A woman can give an alibi to the man accused, but is intimidated by the man running the town behind the scenes.
Did You Know?
A few years ago, that man was master of one of the biggest plantations in Virginia. He owned over a hundred slaves. Crystal... horses... white linen on the table every meal.
Why, you came down just as long a road. Six yeaers ago, you was a slave, couldn't read, couldn't write. You told me once you was a stake at a poker game - more'n once.
Guess we both came a long road - up or down.