Deputy Sheriff Matt Cameron was worried as he rode back to town after unsuccessfully hunting rustlers. Lawlessness was on the increase, and Matt had heard that his brother Buck was riding with Eli Kimber's gang. He had warned Buck off years earlier and his brother had dropped out of sight.Now it seemed Buck was back on the crooked trail. Matt also had a showdown looming in the shape of Hulk Grayson, the bullying town slaughter man, but hoped trouble could be averted. Then trouble piled up when he found Ben Turner, the liveryman, murdered, and when he caught up with his brother Buck.Now it would all flare into deadly action which would only end with the last desperate shot.