Josh is in the Broken Wheel Saloon buying a bottle of whiskey for him and his girlfriend, Kitty, who is irritated with Josh. Josh returned late from Placer City for a date with Kitty. As Josh tries to smooth over the situation with Kitty, the bartender interrupts them to whisper to Josh that he has a visitor - a beautiful Japanese woman in a traditional kimono. As Kitty storms off irate again, the woman introduces herself as Yoshika Nakamura. She was asked in Japan by a man, Bill Timmons, to marry her but he left she assumes to return to his home at Placer City. She has been to Placer City but no one will tell her where Timmons is. She wants to hire Josh to find him. Josh tries to back out saying he hunts wanted men. Her reply - she wants Timmons. Josh decides to take her to Placer City hoping he will have better luck. On the way he learns various facets about her life, training, and ceremonies. In Placer City he learns someone is also looking for her - from Japan.