When Daniel Sagger flees from his home, leaving his wife with her throat cut, his son Will can reach but one conclusion: his father was a callous murderer. But this was a crime so horrific it beggared belief, and when Will rides into town to talk to his friends, he discovers an ever-thickening web of intrigue. Why have men from Hole in the Wall been talking to his father? Who is the mysterious Amos Killin who has been plying his father with drink? What part do Beebob Hawkins and Texas Dean play in the mystery? Knowing that he must ride to Hole in the Wall to discover what lies buried in his father's past, Will Sagger heads out with gunsmith Jake Cree and Deputy Slim Gillo. They are destined to ride through hell and to face desperate outlaws in a blazing, bloody climax.