Duke Shannon comes across the Ute medicine man Running Bear who was staked out to die by his tribe. He knows Chris and asks to be taken to the wagon train. Chris is willing to let him travel with the train. He knows that the Utes have a custom of killing their medicine men when they let more than five people die. George B. Hanrahan who is an old political shyster from back east decides to take Running Bear in with him and his nephew Tim Hogan who went to prison for George and is bossed around by George under threat of being taken out of his will. When George learns Running Bear can tell fortunes with a set of bones, he has Running Bear entertain people with them. However, when Running Bear tosses the bones for George, he refuses to tell what they say. Eventually he informs George they say he will die in five days. After that George becomes increasingly nervous and drives Running Bear away thinking he is trying to kill him. When all the facts come out the crew and even Chris have no ...