When a band of Blackfeet Indians attacks two homesteads along the Yellowstone River, they leave behind nothing but wreckage and blood. Lieutenant Bret Hollister is charged with finding two women who were taken hostage by the Blackfeet. But when an unfortunate mishap results in the massacre of almost his entire patrol, he’s forced to return to Fort Ellis a failure.
Betrayed by the survivors of his patrol, Bret is stripped of his rank and resigns from the army in shame. But he hasn’t forgotten the two women whose lives are at stake. So with the help of old trapper and scout Nate Coldiron, Bret resolves to go after the captured women.