The drovers find a Sergeant carrying a dead soldier in Apache country. They send for the Army learning the Apaches are due 200 cattle to keep a treaty. A renegade stands in the way. Favor, Jim, and Wishbone help try to deliver the cattle.
A fragile treaty between the Army and the Indians is about to come apart if the Army does not fulfill its obligation to deliver 200 head of cattle to the tribe within the week. Major Blaine wants peace and has commandeered 200 of Favor's cattle to drive to the Indians. Blaine also forbids the rest of Favor's herd to advance forward due to the possible Indian War. Thus, Favor decides to personally help Blaine get the job done -- deliver the cattle. But the Indian Latigo and his small band of followers want war and have announced that they will stop the cattle from arriving to the Indian tribe. That prompts the Major to seek aid from the main tribe to protect his 200-head cattle drive from Latigo, and so as not to infuriate the Indians, he decides he must travel alone to the main tribe. Latigo kills the Major, and his Indian band attacks the 200-head drive, but are driven back leaving a wounded Indian girl warrior (Leslie Wales) behind. She hates the whites for good reason, and a ...Written by