WadeGarrison rode out of Harper, Colorado into the New Mexico Territory in 1872, believing he was riding away from a troubled past.
Now, six years later, his old friend, Sheriff Seth Bowlen, in Sisters, Colorado is in trouble and needs help. Sheriff Bowlen sends a wire to United States Marshal Billy French in Santa Fe, New Mexico who in turn sends Deputy Marshal Wade Garrison to help their old friend.
Innocently, Wade decides to take his wife, Sarah, and son, Emmett, with him so they can visit her family in Harper, a small town northeast of Sisters.
As Wade and his family board the train in Santa Fe, he cold not have known that a terrible storm of violence was already brewing, and this fateful decision could destroy his wife and child.