A lifetime of adventure as cowhand, gunman, soldier and indian fighter kept "Kid" Hackett busy for a lifetime. Now he's enjoying his retirement, running the hotel he owns with his young wife Katie. When a guest turns up dead, justice demands that the killer be found. Sheriff Jack Carter recruits his friend Kid to help solve the crime. Kid's lifetime of experience with violence and his eye for detail makes him a valuable deputy. But sometimes justice conflicts with other values, and Kid isn't sure he wants this one solved.