A desert prospecter, Dick Norton, decides to head to the Klondike in search of gold. In the Klondike, Norton becomes a mining engineer whose honesty upsets a crooked Mortimer Pearson. Norton's girlfriend, Violet Winter and her father suddenly arrive in town. The father has taken ill. A fight breaks out between Pearson and Norton over Violet. In the struggle, which Norton wins, Norton's tie tac is caught on Pearson's sleeve. Pearson sends his men to obtain directions to a valuable mine. During the theft, the owner, Dowing, is shot, but is able to write a message. Pearson places Norton's tie tac on the body and steals the note. Norton is arrested for the murder. Violet, hoping to save her father's life, turns to Pearson, who has an Indian take her father to a doctor. Meanwhile, Lightning Girl keeps watch outside of Norton's jail-house window. Pearson coerces Violet to accompany him on a trip to claim the stolen mine. Norton sends Lightning Girl to get his coat, which has a file in it. ...